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Patti Labelle settles her assault lawsuit


September 6th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patti Labelle, a disco diva has been forced to pay a settlement of $100,000 after she was accused by a pregnant mother of making uncouth remarks ... Read more...

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Satellites to help Beijing expose fake afforestation


August 21st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Beijing's afforestation watchdog has said it will turn to satellite monitoring to expose fake green drives in the city and prevent the misuse of plantation funds, ... Read more...

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UN observers leave Syria


August 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 20 (IANS) A total of 23 international observers under the UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) Monday headed to Lebanese capital Beirut as their mission officially expired Sunday, ... Read more...

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Stalker threatens to kill Princess Diana’s butler


August 20th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A 51-year-old Bulgarian threatened to assassinate Princess Diana's former butler Paul Burrell and also his sons and brother, a media report said.Slav Mitev, who made ... Read more...

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Beijing to ban avoiding ‘unlucky’ numbers


August 20th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) The Chinese capital will prohibit people from avoiding so-called "unlucky" numbers, that include four, 13 and 14, in the registration of addresses.The move targets Chinese numerology ... Read more...

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UN observers start leaving Syria


August 19th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 19 (IANS) Members of the UN Supervision Mission to Syria (UNSMIS) Sunday started leaving the unrest-hit country, Xinhua reported.As their mission officially was set to expire Sunday midnight, ... Read more...

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Russia urges UN observers to stay in Syria


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS) Moscow believes the UN observers in Syria should continue their work there, as a withdrawal of the mission would cause "extremely negative consequences", the Russian Foreign ... Read more...

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Not insecure at all, says Sridevi


August 13th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Actress Sridevi who is making a comeback in showbiz with Gauri Shinde's "English Vinglish", says she is very confident about her film and is not insecure ... Read more...

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UN observer mission pulls out of Syria’s Aleppo


August 8th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 7 (IANS) The UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) has temporarily relocated its teams from the restive northern province of Aleppo due to the deteriorating security situation, Xinhua ... Read more...

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76 officials punished over medicine scandal in China


August 4th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A total of 76 local officials have been punished for failing to prevent and stop the production of contaminated drug capsules, the State Food and Drug ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell’s intruder sentenced


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It may be recalled that some time ago, a woman had smashed a window and entered the home of Simon Cowell who is a judge for the ... Read more...

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Man, dumped by wife, saws up furniture in half


July 25th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 56-year-old Briton, who was dumped by his wife last year, took "revenge" by sawing up the couple's furniture and claimed half of all items, including ... Read more...

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Meghalaya chief minister seeks assistance for road projects


July 25th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday sought assistance from the central government for road projects in his state.He also suggested that the central road transport ... Read more...

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Saina-led team arrives in Delhi enroute to London


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The five-member Indian badminton team led by Saina Nehwal arrived here Monday evening enroute to London for the Olympics beginning Friday.The contingent comprising Saina, Ashwini ... Read more...

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Apex court asks Kerala to allow Mullaperiyar dam upkeep


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme court Monday directed the Kerala government to permit Tamil Nadu to undertake maintenance and cleaning work at the Mullaperiyar dam.The five-judge bench headed ... Read more...

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Mayookha’s coach yet to get clearance for London Games


July 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, July 21 (IANS) The coach of Mayookha Johny, India's star athlete who is competing at the London Olympics in triple jump, is yet to get clearance to accompany her ... Read more...

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31 held in China for running porn website


July 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) At least 31 people were arrested Thursday in a city in east China for allegedly running a pornographic website that contained over 20,000 videos, one million ... Read more...

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China allows private investment in defence sector


July 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) China has pledged to open its defence-related industries to private capital in a "fair and safe manner", according to an investment guideline unveiled by the government ... Read more...

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Don’t go for drastic diets, says Hathaway


July 11th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway has urged young fans not to follow her example of taking up a drastic diet to lose weight. She confesses suffering after ... Read more...

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Abandoned pit: Gurgaon contractor gets notice


July 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 9 (IANS) Power utility Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd. (DHBVN) has served a termination notice on the contractor in charge of the two constructions sites of the ... Read more...

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Pilots accuse Air India of retracting on its commitment (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) has accused Air India of retracting on its commitment to "sympathetically" consider their grievances even as nearly 300 pilots having allegiance ... Read more...

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UN observers shot at in Syria: Ban


June 7th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 7 (IANS) UN observers trying to reach the scene of the latest reported massacre of Syrian villagers were shot at with small arms, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ... Read more...

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China to blacklist illegal drug producers


May 31st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) China is mulling a proposal to blacklist illegal drug producers and sellers.Details of companies and individuals violating drug laws will be documented and published on government ... Read more...

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UN mission finds 13 bodies in Syria


May 30th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 30 (IANS) The UN supervision mission in Syria has discovered 13 bodies near Deir al-Zour province, with all of them with their hands tied behind their backs, the ... Read more...

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Russia calls for probe into Syrian massacre


May 30th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called for a probe into the recent massacre in the Syrian town of Houla."An objective and unbiased investigation of ... Read more...

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UN to send 300 peacekeepers to Syria by May-end


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN will send its 300 international unarmed observers to Syria by the end of May, said Herve Ladsous, the head of the UN ... Read more...

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Depp hit with lawsuit over concert scuffle


April 18th, 2012 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Johnny Depp is facing legal action from a disabled woman, who has alleged she was assaulted by the actor's security guards at a rock ... Read more...

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Banned Indian-born doctor to resume work in Britain


April 11th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) An Indian-born doctor, temporarily prevented from practicing in Britain by the General Medical Council (GMC), has been allowed to resume work after showing his willingness to ... Read more...

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800 Chinese officials punished for negligence


April 9th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) Over 800 government officials and party workers of the Communist Party of China have been punished for negligence of duty, the government said Monday.A total of ... Read more...

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New media a powerful tool in China


March 16th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) More than 70 percent of people believe that new media can be more powerful tools for democratic supervision than traditional media, according to a new survey.The ... Read more...

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China vows to push forward judicial reform


March 11th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) Admitting to problems in China's judicial system, Chief Justice Wang Shengjun Sunday vowed to push forward reforms.China needs to improve the work of courts and deepen ... Read more...

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Free heart surgeries camp for poor in Sharjah


March 9th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 9 (IANS/WAM) A week-long camp in Sharjah will offer free heart surgeries for poor patients who don't have insurance coverage and are not eligible for free treatment ... Read more...

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Council bans daughter contact over child images


March 7th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who voluntarily called the police to report child pornographic images on his computer has been banned from having unsupervised access to his daughter. Nigel Robinson ... Read more...

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I am off insulin post-surgery, says Gadkari


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari's weight reduction surgery last year has taken the politician off insulin for diabetes.Talking to reporters at the ... Read more...

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China halts operations at hundreds of mines


February 18th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese authorities have halted operations of hundreds of illegal coalmines in the country's resource-rich Inner Mongolia region, officials said Saturday.About 9,000 mines were checked as part ... Read more...

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