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No blood stains seen on Rajesh Talwar’s dress: Witness


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 12 (IANS) In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, a doctor and CBI witness told a special court here Wednesday that he did not notice any blood stains on ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, 11 injured (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and 11 others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said."One ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, seven injured


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and seven others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Osama was unarmed, almost dead, when ‘killed’, says book


August 29th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Osama bin Laden, the Al Qaeda chief, was unarmed and had already died with a bullet to the brain when the US Navy commandos entered his ... Read more...

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Home ministry fire was caused by cigarette stub, reveals RTI


August 15th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The fire that broke out at the union home ministry in June was caused by a burning bidi or cigarette stub thrown on waste paper ... Read more...

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Four crude bombs found in Lucknow court premises


August 9th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Four crude bombs were recovered in the civil court complex here Thursday, police said.The bombs, called 'sutli bombs', were recovered from a flask that was lying ... Read more...

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‘Mayan text on world’s end is about political history’


June 29th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, June 29 (IANS) A 1,300-year-old Mayan text discovered in Guatemala provides the second known reference to December 21, 2012, touted as the world's end date. However, archaeologists ... Read more...

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Spice Girls reunite in London


June 27th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Famous girl band Spice Girls have reunited in London to launch a musical based on their greatest hits.Band members Victoria Beckham, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, ... Read more...

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Two fires break out in Kolkata, no casualties


June 16th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Two fires broke out in Kolkata in the early hours of Saturday, in which hundreds of shanties were gutted and a multi-storeyed building was partially damaged. ... Read more...

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At last, a tool to help men who hate shopping (The Funny Side - IANS introduces a new weekly column by Hong Kong-based humour writer Nury Vittachi)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
REAL MEN DON'T SHOP. We make incursions into enemy territory. 1) Locate supermarket. 2) Access aisles. 3) Liberate beer. 4) Return to base. 5) Mission accomplished. Cheers!During the mission, our ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek to turn Gibran’s `Prophet’ into animated film


February 24th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress and producer Salma Hayek plans to make an animated film based on Lebanese author Khalil Gibran's novel "The Prophet", The Hollywood Reporter said ... Read more...

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Guards acted as per fire norms, says security firm


December 12th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) Amid allegations that the arrogant guards' refusal to let locals rescue trapped patients had led to the AMRI Hospital fire toll mount to 93, the ... Read more...

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Jeweller’s house looted at gunpoint


November 30th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Four masked robbers barged into the house of a jeweller in east Delhi and took away cash and jewellery worth lakhs of rupees after holding ... Read more...

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Man arrested at Celina Dion’s home


September 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, Sep 7 (IANS) A man has been arrested for breaking into singer Celine Dion's home in Canada, and stealing food.Daniel Bedard allegedly trespassed into the Dion's Montreal mansion Monday ... Read more...

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Videocon got 2G licence through forgery: Balwa


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Videocon chairman Venugopal Dhoot got the licence and start-up spectrum for second generation (2G) telecom services through forgery, Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa alleged ... Read more...

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60-inch wide Polish house could be world’s narrowest


July 5th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Just 60 inches wide, a four-storey house with a bedroom, lounge, bathroom and kitchen -- but no staircase -- is being claimed to be the world's ... Read more...

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Chinese woman suffocates to death after TV blast


April 26th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 26 (IANS) A Chinese woman died of suffocation in her Shanghai apartment after a television set exploded in a flat below hers.Cai Shuwen, a student at the Shanghai ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian walks 44 km backward to create record


April 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), April 20 (IANS) Ethnic Indian G. Deo has set a new record in walking backward, by shattering his own record.He completed a 44 km track from Gunung Rapat ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian aims for new record


March 20th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 20 (IANS) Malaysian Indian G. Deo wants to break his own record of walking backwards for the longest distance.Deo, 56, has in his name the record of ... Read more...

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Couple’s illegal treehouse love nest in Malaysia raided


March 19th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 19 (ANI): A couple's love nest on top of a tree at Pantai Kundor, near Malacca, has been found during a raid.According to Harian Metro, the couple had apparently ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah condoles death of Amar Chitra Katha creator ‘Uncle Pai’


February 25th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has condoled the death of Anant Pai, popularly known as 'Uncle Pai', who passed away in Mumbai on Thursday.Uncle Pai was ... Read more...

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Amar Chitra Katha creator Anant Pai dead (With image)


February 24th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The creator of 'Indian comics' and founder of Amar Chitra Katha on which generations of Indians grew up, Anant Pai, died here Thursday evening, a family source said. ... Read more...

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70-year-old woman arrested for ’stalking’ 92-year-old priest in US


February 13th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A 70-year-old woman has been arrested after being accused of stalking a priest in Coral Springs, Florida, United states.Dorothy Joan Scalise is being held in the Broward County ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston ‘purchases $14.95m Village penthouse’


February 10th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 10 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston has reportedly shelled out 14.95 million dollars on a four-bedroom, four-bath Village penthouse.Located at 2 Horatio St. in the heart of the West Village, ... Read more...

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Delhi plans upgrade of facilities in 400 schools


January 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday said it would start work in a month on strengthening infrastructure in its 400 schools to avoid a repeat of a stampede in ... Read more...

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Delhi builder shoots self (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A 42-year-old builder allegedly committed suicide Monday evening by shooting himself at his residence in west Delhi, police said.According to police, Rajender Singh was a contractor for ... Read more...

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Under fire, CBI blames police for failing to find Aarushi killers


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is blaming the Noida police for its failure to get to the killers of teenager Aarushi Talwar.In its closure report submitted ... Read more...

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Designer turns escalator into ‘Sushi-lator’


December 27th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) The escalator has travelled either up or down and in a straight line for more than a century that it has been in use. But a revolutionary new ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell brands Cheryl Cole ‘mad’ and ‘vain’


November 28th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Simon Cowell blasted at Cheryl Cole yesterday calling her "mad" and "vain" and claimed her acts would be better off if he was in charge of them.In yet ... Read more...

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Maharashtra builders seek to rectify anomalies in rules


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Builders in Maharashtra Tuesday asked the state government to remove discrepancies in the Development Control Regulations and ensure that flats were sold based on the carpet area norm.In ... Read more...

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Backyard Treehouse Will Stand Despite Manhattan Legal Battle


October 27th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All Melinda Hackett wanted to do was to put up a small tree-house in her backyard for her daughters to play in. A simple part of the American ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway channels Audrey Hepburn for Vogue photoshoot


October 20th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 20 (ANI): The opulence of the classic glamour days of Audrey Hepburn was relived, when Anne Hathaway, adorned in jewels and lavish ballgowns, posed for her latest photoshoot.'The ... Read more...

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Zac Efron Escapes With Moustache On!


October 19th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood actor Zac Efron, who is known to rule the hearts of many worldwide, recently had to take some drastic action to escape the disadvantages that are ... 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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How 5ft 7Tom Cruise stands as tall as heel-wearing 5ft9 Cameron Diaz


September 30th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): When Tom Cruise arrived at the Tokyo premiere of 'Knight & Day' along side Cameron Diaz recently, he managed to match up the height of his 2 ... Read more...

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