14 killed, 50 wounded at Batman showing in US (Fourth Lead)

July 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and about 50 injured as a gas mask-wearing gunman opened fire early Friday at a suburban Denver movie theatre ... Read more...

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130 Indians saved from Italian shipwreck, control room set up

January 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India has set up a control room in both New Delhi and in its mission in Italy to help families find out about their relatives ... Read more...

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Silencing ‘hedgehog’ molecule halts cancer

June 6th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Breast cancer cells are known to create the conditions for their own survival by communicating their needs to the healthy cells surrounding them.Now researchers have identified ... Read more...

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Brain’s ‘fear’ area doesn’t increase anxiety but counters it: Study

March 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): In a surprising find, a study from Stanford discovered that an area in the brain linked to fear doesn't increase anxiety but counters it.The study could help lead ... Read more...

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Tony Blair didn’t have a cell phone during his PM tenure

January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Former British Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown have a less well-known distinction - their attitude towards mobile phones.While Blair never had one during his tenure ... Read more...

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Students injured after crackers explode inside classroom

November 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Seven students of a convent school in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh were injured Tuesday when crackers hidden inside the switchboard of their classroom exploded, police said."Preliminary investigations ... Read more...

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Microchip leads police to Kelli the penguin

July 9th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dublin, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kelli, the penguin who was abandoned on a city sidewalk have been returned to her Dublin Zoo.The penguin was snatched by pranksters from the zoo ... Read more...

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West Bengal cricketer slapped one match ban

February 12th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 (IANS) West Bengal cricketer Manoj Tiwary has been banned for one match following his dressing room explosion with anger Friday during the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy (East Zone) match, ... Read more...

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A dream house to promote Punjabi culture and values

January 13th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan 13(ANI): In an age of technology and automation, life has become perfunctory, but Manpreet Singh of Amritsar has set a different example by deciding to live ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax call disrupts Toronto Stock Exchange

December 10th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 10 (IANS) A bomb hoax Wednesday led to the evacuation of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), which is the biggest energy market in the world. The stock exchange was evacuated for ... Read more...

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UK mobile networks asked to cut off sex trade before London Olympics

August 18th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.18 (ANI): City Hall chiefs have called on top phone companies to help crack down on prostitution and trafficking in the lead up to the 2012 London Olympics.The Telegraph quoted Kit ... Read more...

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Model posing nude for lunchtime show meets with public disapproval

July 9th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 9 (ANI): A lunchtime programme by Channel 4 has been met with disapproval, after it showed a nude model in various poses.Model Kirsten Varley sparked a storm after she appeared ... Read more...

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Teacher arrested for forcible haircut, beating of students in Uttar Pradesh

March 20th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) A school teacher in Uttar Pradesh was arrested Friday for allegedly cutting the hair of 11 boys perforce and beating them up, police said. Suresh Kumar Rai of Primary ... Read more...

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Obama, BUsh White House staffers in verbal duel over alleged technological constraints

January 23rd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.23 (ANI): Two years after launching the most technologically savvy presidential campaign in history, Obama officials have run into what they call the technological Dark Ages, encountering a jumble of ... Read more...

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Brains switchboard that helps us learn and remember all at once identified

January 13th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Researchers have identified a switchboard in the brain that helps an individual to learn and remember at the same time.According to them, brain is in a constant ... Read more...

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UK cop loses terror file data stick

September 13th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.13 (ANI): A TRAFFIC cop has lost a computer memory stick containing top-secret information on ruthless Muslim terrorists. The Sun reports that the memory stick contains details of every deadly ... Read more...

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Cruise, Hayek offices face anthrax threat

August 9th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): The building in which offices of actor Tom Cruise and actress Salma Hayek are housed has received a security threat involving anthrax.The Los Angeles'' MGM Tower, a ... Read more...

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British travellers to India unhappy over visa delays

July 14th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 14 (IANS) People are writing letters to British newspapers complaining about tourist visa delays ever since the Indian high commission in London stopped issuing them and instead entrusted ... Read more...

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