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Charge sheet filed in Delhi against four terrorists

September 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A set of charges were filed in a Delhi court against four suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives accused of planning to execute blasts at major shopping ... Read more...

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Connect with strangers through ‘Parallel Cities’ project

August 4th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 4 (IANS) How would you feel if on entering a hotel room, you find the housekeeping staff taking you through each and every step of his daily duties ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ukraine enjoys Euro 2012 tourism windfall

June 19th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 19 (IANS) Ukrainian authorities revealed Tuesday that around four million foreigners visited the country for the first two weeks of the Euro 2012 football championship, an increase of ... Read more...

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Hafeez Contractor plans Dubai-like ‘New Patna’ on Ganges

April 26th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 26 (IANS) Hafeez Contractor, one of India's best known architects, plans to develop a world city alongside the river Ganges here - on the lines of Dubai - ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth shunning violence, Pakistan: Survey

February 17th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Kashmiri youths are increasingly leaning towards non-violence and also moving away from Pakistan. So says a survey by a New Delhi-based research body.The survey by the ... Read more...

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Maps now tell Britons how safe their area is

January 31st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) The British home office has now launched a new series of maps that would inform people about the safety of their neighbourhood and how many crimes ... Read more...

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Diwali glitter in Mumbai despite inflation!

October 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) In the run-up to Diwali, the shopping mood in India's financial capital is upbeat despite the spiralling cost of living. Garments, furnishings and high value consumer ... Read more...

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Alappuzha to get Rs.400 crore central assistance

September 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) The centre will provide Rs.400 crore to boost tourism in Alappuzha district of Kerala, state Tourism Minister A.P. Anil Kumar said Friday.The first Rs.50 crore would ... Read more...

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Shop till midnight in Dubai shopping centres

July 2nd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 1 (IANS/WAM) Shopping centres in Dubai will remain open till midnight from July onwards, a step which is likely to increase sales besides helping people to shop at ... Read more...

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Mexico launches kiosks for music, video downloads

June 17th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 17 (IANS/EFE) Mexico City has launched kiosks and special centres for citizens to download music, e-books and videos.A total of 25 kiosks will be placed at shopping ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seven killed, 15 wounded in Dutch mall shooting

April 10th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, April 10 (IANS) A gunman killed seven people including himself in a shooting spree at a shopping centre during Saturday busy hours in a town, about 30 km southwest ... Read more...

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Bid to bomb sensitive buildings foiled in Pakistan

February 17th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) A bid to bomb sensitive buildings and key installations of the armed forces was Thursday foiled in the garrison town of Rawalpindi adjacent to this federal capital, a ... Read more...

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Racial harassment complaints on the rise in Western Australia

February 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 17(ANI): Figures released by Western Australia's Equal Opportunity Commissioner show that racial harassment complaints have increased considerably in the state.According to WA Today, there have been 23 formal complaints so ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi bans dogs in public places

January 6th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 6 (IANS/WAM) Entry of dogs has been banned in most public places in Abu Dhabi, including beaches, swimming pools, parks, shopping centres and restaurants.The Abu Dhabi Municipality said this ... Read more...

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US hospital hires models in lab coats, high heels ‘to attract men’

December 18th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A hospital in America is said to have spent millions of dollars to hire models in lab coats, short skirts and high heels to attract men for DNA ... Read more...

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UK intelligence helped foil NY subway plot five days before due date

December 15th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 15 (ANI): British intelligence helped foil an al-Qaeda plot to blow up the New York subway just five days before it was due to be carried out.According to ... Read more...

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Kiwi women ’spend and stress more over Christmas gifts’

December 11th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new survey in New Zealand has shown that women tend to spend more on Christmas gifts and feel more stressed about the holiday season than men.The latest ... Read more...

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Britain steps up security, fearing Mumbai-like attack

November 27th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Gun-totting British policemen have been deployed in many shopping centres in Britain to combat the threat of a Mumbai-like massacre ahead of the Christmas holidays, a media report ... Read more...

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Security tightened on UK streets to combat Mumbai-style terror attacks before Christmas

November 27th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Security has been tightened on Britain's streets ahead of Christmas over fears that the country could be targeted by terrorists to carry out Mumbai-style attacks on the public ... Read more...

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11pc Brits ‘have had sex with someone they met on Facebook’

November 15th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A survey has revealed that eleven percent of adults have had sex with someone they met on Facebook.And nearly half have done illicit "sexting" - sending naughty ... Read more...

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Mumbai lights up for Diwali, shoppers flood markets

November 4th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Mumbai wore a vibrant look Thursday, a day ahead of the festival of lights. People were seen thronging shopping centres, malls and small street bazaars for their ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Karachi, shrine blasts toll reaches nine

October 8th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 8 (IANS) Roads in most parts of this Pakistani city wore a deserted look Friday as residents preferred to stay at home amid calls for protests by various groups a ... Read more...

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Dabur unleashes star power to push product in Nepal

October 2nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 2 (IANS) In India, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan and stars like Preity Zinta and Rani Mukherjee have promoted its products. Now FMCG giant Dabur is using the same strategy ... Read more...

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Australian guard held taking snaps up women’s skirts

August 24th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 24 (IANS) A security guard in Australia has been charged with taking more than 500 sneaky photos up the skirts of women at his workplaces. Kok Chuen Chong, 49, used ... Read more...

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Oz PM Julia Gillard thinks partner Tim Mathieson is ’sexy’

August 19th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 19 (ANI): Aussie Prime Minister Julia Gillard has confessed that she thinks her partner Tim Mathieson is 'sexy' but refused to divulge details on how he encouraged her to win ... Read more...

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Museums in UK ‘best place to lose wallets’

August 18th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): The museums in the United Kingdom are the best place to lose wallets as almost half of them are returned to their owners, a recent experiment has found.While ... Read more...

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Pak terror accused student in UK seeks Chief Justice’s help against extradition to US

July 10th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Pakistani student Tariq-ur-Rehman, who was arrested last year in Britain in connection with the bungled Easter bombing plot, has filed a petition with the Pakistan Chief Justice requesting ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting 7/7 style mass suicide missions in Britain

July 8th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): At least two Al Qaeda linked terror cells are planning mass casualty attacks in Britain and they are among dozens of similar groups plotting July 7-style suicide missions ... Read more...

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Pak student arrested in Britain charged for planning attacks in US

July 8th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): A Pakistani student, who was arrested last year along with 12 others in raids across Manchester for plotting attacks on shopping centres, has been arrested on suspicion of ... Read more...

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Shutdown partially successful in Noida, Ghaziabad

July 5th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 5 (IANS) The shutdown called by opposition parties Monday to protest the hike in fuel prices was partially successful in Noida and Ghaziabad and the day passed off peacefully, ... Read more...

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China plans world’s second 7-star hotel

May 26th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China is planning to build a seven-star hotel, only the second in the world after Dubai's Burj Al Arab. The seven-star hotel, construction for which is expected to start ... Read more...

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Bangkok cleans up after clashes leave 52 dead

May 21st, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 21 (DPA) Violence-weary residents of Bangkok Friday began to clean and rebuild their city after a week of mayhem left 52 people dead and 401 injured, officials said. The city's ... Read more...

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Terror alert holds back weekend shoppers in Delhi (Lead)

May 2nd, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Many shopping hubs in the national capital, usually thronged by weekend shoppers, were Saturday less crowded in the wake of a terror alert by the US and ... Read more...

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Do the blind have more acute sense of smell?

April 27th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Vision loss simply makes blind people pay more attention to how they perceive smells, a new research said, debunking the myth that the blind have a more acute ... Read more...

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Haryana to float 13,000 residential plots in 2010-11

April 22nd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) The Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) will float around 13,000 residential plots and devote 92.4 acres of land for group housing projects in 2010-11, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh ... Read more...

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