No takers for WSH in Delhi as Wizards win

March 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) At a sparsely occupied Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Delhi Wizards kicked off their campaign with 3-2 win against the Karnataka Lions in the ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, four daughters

November 12th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) A man hacked his four minor daughters and wife to death in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday, police said. He has been arrested.Even as ... Read more...

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Jackson doctor found guilty; fans, family cheer verdict

November 8th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 8 (IANS) Fans of Michael Jackson erupted in cheers as a US court jury found Jackson's physician, Conrad Murray, guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the singer's ... Read more...

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20 sleeping pilgrims killed by truck in Gujarat (Lead)

June 9th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 9 (IANS) Twenty pilgrims were killed early Thursday near a Gujarat town when a truck ploughed into them while they were sleeping by the wayside, police said.The pilgrims ... Read more...

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‘404′ breaks cliches of horror genre, a must watch! (IANS Movie Review - Ratings: ****)

May 19th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "404"; Cast: Nishikant Kamat, Rajvvir Aroraa, Tisca Arora and Imad; Writer-Director: Prawaal Raman; Rating: ****In one word, stunning! That's the impact of Prawaal Raman's supernatural thriller. No creaking doors, ... Read more...

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Soldier’s eyelids glued shut in initiation ceremony

April 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) The eyelids of a British teenaged soldier were glued together in an initiation ceremony and doctors had to cut them open, leaving the soldier without eyelashes.The ... Read more...

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Hotel bans Man U star for inviting drunken girls to wild party in room

March 3rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar3 (ANI): Manchester United star Chris Smalling has been banned by a hotel after inviting drunken girls to a wild all-night party, immediately after a crushing defeat at the hands ... Read more...

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Couple In A Bronx Co-Op Faces The Likelihood Of Eviction Over Their Singing Dog

January 19th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 19, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): A singing dog and fuming neighbors have ensured that a family at Riverdale in New York City is battling to remain in their co-op.Neighbors have ... Read more...

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Home Guard arrested for raping girl in train

January 17th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) A minor girl was allegedly raped by a Home Guard inside a train in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Monday, police said. The accused has been arrested.The 16-year-old girl was ... Read more...

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What makes the Ultimate Horror Movie?

October 29th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A survey of film fans of more than 5,000 film fans has revealed that the Ultimate Horror Movie would merge Regan from 'The Exorcist' with 'The Shining'.In the ... Read more...

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Railway employee held for raping minor

July 28th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) A railway employee was arrested here on charges of raping a three-year-old girl Tuesday, police said. Vishnu Dayal (28) allegedly raped the three-year-old daughter of his tenant while she ... Read more...

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20 die as train derails after suspected Maoist sabotage (Fourth Lead)

May 28th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Jhargram (West Bengal)/New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and over 100 injured early Friday when the engine and 13 coaches of a Mumbai-bound passenger train derailed and ... Read more...

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I heard the shrieks of co-passengers: crash survivor

May 22nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) "I saw the flight catching fire and heard the shrieks of my co-passengers inside the aircraft," said Krishnan, who survived by escaping through a gap in the ... Read more...

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Screaming fans making Pattinson deaf

March 24th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Hollywood actor Robert Pattinson is terrified his screaming fans will make him deaf. The 23-year-old has revealed he already suffers serious hearing difficulties, which are being made worse ... Read more...

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Naked plastic mannequins attract visitors at Berlin sex-themed park

July 14th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Australia, July 14 (ANI): With life-sized naked plastic mannequins in various positions, the recently opened Amora sex academy in Berlin is a hit with visitors looking for some titillation.More than 50 ... Read more...

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Four students drown during school picnic in Punjab (Lead)

June 10th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) Four children on a school trip drowned Tuesday when a girl fell into the the Beas river in Punjab and three of her classmates tried to save her, ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Oscaraire’ - perfect blend of Indian exotica and brilliant cinema

February 23rd, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) After a breathless evening where it seemed that everything was indeed written, the combined toast of two filmmaking cultures, "Slumdog Millionaire", swept the 81st Academy Awards, winning eight ... Read more...

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Leopard strays into Himachal Pradesh house

January 20th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) A family in a Himachal Pradesh village was at its wits end when it came face to face with a leopard that strayed into their house late night.The ... Read more...

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Girl attempts self-immolation after being scolded by father

December 26th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 26 (IANS) A teenage girl in Orissa's Khurda district attempted to immolate herself after she was scolded by her drunk father."My father's behaviour was intolerable. I tried to commit suicide ... Read more...

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Tiger kills woman in Kanha reserve

October 7th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 7 (IANS) A tiger is believed to have killed a middle-aged woman in Kanha Tiger Reserve, an official said Tuesday. "The partially eaten body of a middle-aged woman, Sukhna Bai, ... Read more...

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Tiger injures three in Uttar Pradesh

September 16th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) A tiger pounced on three people and injured them in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, officials said Tuesday. The incident took place in the Sujauli village of Bahraich Monday ... Read more...

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Man arrested for setting wife on fire

September 15th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) A man was arrested in the early hours Monday for allegedly setting his wife on fire at their residence here following an altercation, the police said."Shubhwant Kaur, 35, ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova grunts louder than a lawnmower at Wimbledon!

June 27th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): At 103.2 decibels, Maria Sharapova made a racket on the court with grunting at levels to match a pneumatic drill as she played her second round of ... Read more...

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Nude royal princess caught frolicking like a nymph in school grounds

June 14th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 14 (ANI): Princess Eugenie of York was found frolicking naked in the grounds of her posh school during a booze-filled night with friends.Eugenie, who is the younger daughter of ... Read more...

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Tusker falls in a well, dies

June 3rd, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), June 3 (IANS) A full-grown tusker straying out of a forest fell to death in a farm well in village Patne near here Monday night. The six- to seven-year-old elephant, ... Read more...

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Cuddling the school guinea-pig dubbed cruel by animal welfare society

May 31st, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
London, May 31 (ANI): The practice of keeping animals in schools as class pets has been dubbed cruel by an animal welfare society.The animal welfare charity, known as Royal Society for ... Read more...

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