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Crackers caused Tamil Nadu Express fire: Probe report (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Accidental igniting of crackers on board the Tamil Nadu Express caused the fire that claimed 32 lives and injured 28 people in July this year, ... Read more...

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Three Nicaragua cops dishonourably discharged


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Nicaraguan police have announced the dishonourable discharge of three officers accused of raping a mentally challenged 12-year-old girl.Police spokesman Fernando Borge told reporters that the dismissed ... Read more...

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Why a grieving Indira Gandhi joined Shastri’s cabinet


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A grieving Indira Gandhi decided to join Lal Bahadur Shastri's cabinet after her father Jawaharlal Nehru's death when she realised he would otherwise invite ... Read more...

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Fire at UAE building


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 21 (IANS/WAM) A building in an industrial area in Al Ain city in the UAE caught fire Tuesday, but the blaze was put out in a short ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole ‘Dating Dancer from the X Factor’


August 16th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cheryl Cole, who has not been in a serious relationship since she split from her husband Ashley Cole looks like she might just be getting in to ... Read more...

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‘Indian footballers should stick to their natural style’


August 12th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 11 (IANS) Coach of the national under-23 football team, Arthur Papas Saturday said Indian players should stick to their natural play instead of adopting any foreign style. "It ... Read more...

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T20 World Cup ticket sales exceed 100,000


June 28th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) More than 100,000 tickets have been sold for the ICC World Twenty20 Cup in Sri Lanka, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement here ... Read more...

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Mahi is dead; end came on first or second day, doctors say (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who was trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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After 86 long hours, Mahi is dead (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who got trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama meet constructive : Kremlin aide


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama had a "constructive and frank" meeting, showing a desire of both the leaders to strengthen ... Read more...

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Emirates to launch flights to Portugal


May 26th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 26 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines will launch a daily non-stop service to Lisbon in July, the only Middle East carrier to serve Portugal.The service will start July 9. Portugal ... Read more...

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Brazilian supermodel to wed one of Bob Marley’s sons


May 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian supermodel Isabeli Fontana told Veja magazine that she planned to marry Rohan Marley, son of legendary reggae singer Bob Marley, in Ethiopia, the ... Read more...

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BSP fears for Mayawati’s safety, slams UPA and UP government


May 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) Alleging a serious threat to the life of party supremo Mayawati, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Friday trained its guns on the Congress-led UPA government ... Read more...

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Deposed Miss Dominican Republic apologises


April 27th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Carlina Duran accepted the decision of organizers of the Miss Dominican Republic competition to strip her of her crown after verifying that she was married ... Read more...

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I’m proud of my daughter: Houston’s mom


March 31st, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Whitney Houston's grieving mother, Cissy Houston has broken her silence about her daughter's death saying that she is proud of the late singer.Cissy made her first ... Read more...

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Judge ensures cleanup of Pakistan airport


March 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) A judge, who was taken aback at the sight of posters and banners of political groups at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, not only ordered ... Read more...

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Happy with our Manipur show: Trinamool MP


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Expressing happiness with his party emerging as the second largest outfit in Manipur with seven seats in its maiden electoral foray, Trinamool Congress MP Derek ... Read more...

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Finnair advance bookings surge by 25 percent


February 18th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair, whose cabin crew performed an inflight dance, as a treat for Indian guests on Jan 26 (Indian Republic Day), reported a surge ... Read more...

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Boy,10, dies making snowhouse in Britain


February 9th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A 10-year-old autistic boy in Britain's Yorkshire county collapsed and died while playing in the snow and building an igloo, the Daily Express reported Wednesday.Joshua Houlgate ... Read more...

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Have new formula for cube root, says Agra mathematician


February 6th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 6 (IANS) It has eluded experts for centuries, but now an Indian, following in the footsteps of Aryabhatt, one of the earliest Indian mathematicians, claims to have worked ... Read more...

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Electric shock improves academic performance


January 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Passing small electric currents through the brain can lead to increased academic performance and boost people's learning, a study has said.Known as "Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation", ... Read more...

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Sonam wary of ‘youth style icon’ tag


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Stylish actress Sonam Kapoor is fearful of being called a fashion icon for the youth as she feels the tag comes with a lot of responsibilities."It's ... Read more...

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India beat Azerbaijan 3-0 in third hockey Test


January 18th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team thrashed Azerbaijan 3-0 for their third successive win the and took a 3-0 lead in the four-match Karbonn Cup Test series ... Read more...

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Children can suffer brain damage if left in hot car


January 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Children can die or suffer serious brain damage if they are left in a hot car for even a short time, reveals a study.Some 1,500 children ... Read more...

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One-armed bandit jailed after robbing for 35 years


December 19th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) A one-armed burglar in Britain, who raided houses at will since the age of 10, has been finally nabbed and jailed after 35 years while stealing ... Read more...

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Bangladesh series can be challenging, says Ramdin


October 7th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 7 (IANS/CMC) After coach Ottis Gibson and captain Darren Sammy, now wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin says the West Indies' tour of Bangladesh can be challenging.Ramdin joined the West Indies team ... Read more...

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Starbucks starts jobs donation program


October 4th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eatery giant Starbucks has launched an ambitious program to get some unemployed Americans working again. The "Jobs for USA" program is a collaboration between Starbucks and the ... Read more...

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Russia vows to scrap chemical weapons soon


October 4th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will do everything possible to destroy as soon as possible its remaining stockpiles of chemical weapons, the Foreign Ministry said Monday."The Russian Federation ... Read more...

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Asteroids are linked to meteorites striking earth


September 18th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Asteroids in space are linked to meteorites that land on earth, a new discovery claims. Analysis of dust samples from an asteroid known as Itokawa has ... Read more...

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Newcastle striker Ranger arrested on suspicion of assault


August 28th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Newcastle striker Nile Ranger has been arrested on suspicion of attacking a man and leaving him unconscious with a suspected broken jaw.The Daily Telegraph reported that ... Read more...

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Indian Canadian wanted in 1999 slaying arrested in US


August 24th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) A Indian-Canadian truck driver who had been sought for more than 12 years in the slaying of his former Indian girlfriend in Canada has been arrested ... Read more...

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Irrfan Khan spreads awareness about education


July 28th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been named the brand ambassador of Shri Ram New Horizons (SRNH), an education and skill services provider."In a short ... Read more...

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India successfully tests new short range missile (Third Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 21 (IANS) India Thursday successfully tested a new short range missile, which can hit a target 50-150 km away, from a defence base in Orissa, a top defence ... Read more...

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TV set crushes boy to death


July 8th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A two-year-old boy in Britain was crushed to death when a TV set fell on him, a media report said Friday.Lee Hardy was at his father ... Read more...

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Djokovic reaches Wimbledon final, claims No.1 ranking


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Serbian Novak Djokovic reached his first Wimbledon final with a 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-7(9), 6-3 victory over France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three hours and seven minutes ... Read more...

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