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UN lauds UAE’s contributions during disasters


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The UN has appreciated substantial contributions UAE's humanitarian and charitable organisations were offering to alleviate suffering of underprivileged population at times of regional and international ... Read more...

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UAE, UN aid agency explore cooperation


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) have discussed joint cooperation during humanitarian emergencies.OCHA's Gulf office head Khaled Khalifa lauded ... Read more...

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Longoria settles car crash lawsuit outside court


August 8th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria has reportedly made an out of court settlement with Roman Gasparyan, who had filed a case against her for crashing her car ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton donates $5,000 to struggling fan


July 31st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paris Hilton touched the hearts of many when she donated to her sick fan namely, Mike Oliveri $5000. The fun was struggling from an illness which ... Read more...

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83 peacocks die of viral disease in Pakistan


July 29th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) A viral disease called "Ranikhet" has led to the death of at least 83 peacocks in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.The disease in Tharparkar district ... Read more...

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Why back Pranab, BJP asks Trinamool


July 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Miffed over Trinamool Congress's decision to support Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential polls, the BJP Tuesday said it was unable to understand what "compulsion" ... Read more...

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Youzhny slams Federer critics


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Mikhail Youzhny insisted Wednesday that Roger Federer is nowhere near a career decline after bowing out of the Wimbledon quarterfinals to the Swiss ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa urges PM to raise kerosene quota


June 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to cooperate in mitigating the suffering of the poor and said the meagre ... Read more...

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Jobless Briton stabs dog to death, faces jail


June 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) A 19-year-old jobless Briton is facing jail after he battered his new dog with a hammer, stabbed it in the chest and left it to die ... Read more...

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Assam to reclaim land lost in erosion


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) The Assam government is launching a mega project to reclaim the land the state has lost over the years due to erosion.A pilot project to reclaim ... Read more...

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In Brazil, baby’s head accidentally torn off during delivery


May 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A team of doctors in Brazil accidentally tore off a baby's head as the mother struggled to give birth in a hospital. The headless body remained ... Read more...

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Dumped by girlfriend, man feeds her hamster to dog


April 26th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A 22-year-old Briton, who was dumped by his girlfriend after a six-year relationship, hurled the woman's pet hamster against a wall and stamped it to death ... Read more...

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Elders suffering in Beijing nursing home crisis


March 26th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) With Beijing's ageing population compelled to wait for years together for a bed in welfare houses, the capital city is presently confronted with a nursing home ... Read more...

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Vikram Bhatt completes two decades in filmdom


March 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who has movies like "Ghulam" and "Raaz" to his credit, completed two decades in the Hindi film industry Tuesday. It's been quite ... Read more...

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Congress defeated for opposing Lokpal bill: Kiran Bedi


March 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Team Anna member Kiran Bedi Tuesday said the Congress party had performed badly in state elections because it was blatantly against an effective Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Big B prays for Yuvraj’s speedy recovery


February 21st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is himself recuperating at a hospital here following two abdominal surgeries, wishes a quick recovery to ailing cricketer Yuvraj Singh.Yuvraj, who ... Read more...

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One killed, three injured in Chennai fire


January 16th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) One person was killed and three injured after a building housing government departments here caught fire Monday, said police.The fire at the Ezhilagam complex located on ... Read more...

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I had reservations about ‘50/50′: Kendrick


January 15th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Anna Kendrick reveals she had "reservations" about signing "50/50" because she was worried about facing the media briefings.The 26-year-old star plays the role of a ... Read more...

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Woman jailed for life for killing baby son


January 12th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A British woman has been jailed for life for murdering her 15-month-old son and hiding his mummified body.Kimberley Hainey, 37, murdered her son Declan at a ... Read more...

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Nigerian athletes locked out of stadiums as strike begins


January 10th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Jan 10 (IANS) Nigerian athletes have been locked out of the National Stadium and the Teslim Balogun Stadium, both in southwest Nigeria's Lagos state, in view of the nationwide ... Read more...

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UN chief condoles Philippines typhoon victims


December 20th, 2011 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday expressed his condolences to those suffering the impact of a storm that has struck the Philippines and killed over 500 ... Read more...

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Woman microwaves kitten to death


November 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) A woman microwaved a 10-week-old kitten to death in revenge after its owner reported her abusive partner to the police, a media report said.Mum-of-two Gina Robins, ... Read more...

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US wants closer ties with China: Obama


November 17th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 17 (IANS) The US wants close ties with Asia-Pacific countries including China, US President Barack Obama Thursday said in an address to the Australian parliament here."As the ... Read more...

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PETA criticises Witherspoon


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Animal rights group PETA has criticised actress Reese Witherspoon after she was spotted carrying a designer bag made of python skin.People for the Ethical Treatment of ... Read more...

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Royal couple raise 625,000 pounds for kids’ charity


October 16th, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) British royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton have helped to raise 625,000 pounds for a charity, after hosting a special dinner here.Dailystar.co.uk reports that ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda militant freed after ‘change of heart’


August 13th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) An top Al Qaeda militant - who had links to the late Osama bin Laden - has been released on bail in Britain after he claimed ... Read more...

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Jessie J to shave her head for charity


August 4th, 2011 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) British singer Jessie J is set to shave her head for charity.Although she has announced plans to donate her locks next year for a good cause, ... Read more...

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Woman microwaves kitten, hauled before court


July 9th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman in Britain has been accused of microwaving her neighbour's kitten after she was allegedly thrown out of a party, a media report said ... Read more...

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Respect widows’ rights: UN chief


June 24th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the world community to respect widows' rights, Xinhua reported Friday.Speaking on occasion of the first-ever International Widows' Day, ... Read more...

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Gere showcases Tibetan plight — in Seoul


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 23 (IANS) Hollywood star Richard Gere, a staunch supporter of the Dalai Lama, has showcased in Seoul the plight of Tibet through photographs, the Tibetan administration here ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato’s new album is therapeutic


June 4th, 2011 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Actress-singer Demi Lovato is using music to express the suffering she endured due to her personal problems and says her creation is "therapeutic".The 18-year-old had quit ... Read more...

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Every 20 minutes a kid sexually assaulted in Britain


May 26th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) At least one child was sexually assaulted every 20 minutes in Britain last year, Sky News reported.The data obtained by the National Society for Prevention of ... Read more...

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More friends online than in real life!


May 10th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Users of social networking sites such as Facebook have double the number of friends online than they do in real life, says a new study. ... Read more...

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Statement by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Bin laden’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by BNO News
DALLAS (BNO NEWS) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on early Monday morning released the following statement on the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden."After September 11, 2001, we gave ... Read more...

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BJP woos Bengal voters with good governance promise


April 15th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri/Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), April 15 (IANS) Criticising both the Left Front for 34 years of misrule and the Congress-Trinamool combine for price rise and and corruption, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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