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Jessica Alba takes shooting lessons

August 28th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba fired guns at a shooting range as part of her training for upcoming movie "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For".The 31-year-old, ... Read more...

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Video games improve shooting accuracy

May 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Just 20 minutes of playing a violent video game turned players into more accurate shooters when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin and were more ... Read more...

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Spanish king’s grandson shoots self in foot

April 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 10 (IANS/AKI) The Easter holiday weekend almost turned tragic for the 13-year-old grandson of Spain's King Juan Carlos, when the teenager shot himself in the foot.Felipe Juan Froilan ... Read more...

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World media asks people to avoid riot-hit Britain

August 10th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) "Keep away from Britain" -- media around the world have warned people, while reacting with horror to the riots that have affected many cities across the ... Read more...

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Khar mouthing ‘vacuous platitudes’, says Pakistani daily

July 26th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Only history will tell whether Hina Rabbani Khar's appointment as the country's foreign minister is "a stroke of inspired perspicuity or yet another shot in the ... Read more...

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Now, NASA’s rover to blast Mars rocks with laser

December 26th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): NASA's next rover will blast Martian rocks with a rock-zapping laser instrument.The Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on the rover Curiosity can excite a pinhead-size spot into a ... Read more...

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British Army criticized for putting up structures resembling mosques at firing range

April 9th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): A Muslim group in UK has criticized the British Army for building and using structures resembling mosques at the Bellerby firing range in North Yorkshire.The Bradford Council for Mosques ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ mistress “bothered” by “Tail of the Tiger - the Mistress Collection”

February 4th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 04 (ANI): One of the many women linked to Tiger Woods has voiced her anger at a new range of golf balls with head shots of the golfer's alleged ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu archer seeks government monetary support

January 2nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 2 (ANI): Chinna Raju Srither, a national champion in archery, has requested the Central Government to provide him with financial support, so that he can pursue his dream of reaching ... Read more...

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Wife and son bare secrets of terror kingpin Osama bin Laden

October 12th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.12 (ANI): After years of hiding and social oztracisation, the wife and son of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden have come out with a no-holes barred book that reveals ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson uses pictures of his face for target practice

September 25th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson is reportedly so sick of seeing photographs of himself in magazines that he invited his co-stars to throw darts at a picture of his ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp wants to teach his kids to handle guns

July 2nd, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 02(ANI): Johnny Depp is keen on teaching his children to handle guns.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star, who learnt shooting at the age of six in Kentucky where he ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to teach his kids how to handle guns

July 1st, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Hollywood star Johnny Depp is to pass on his fascination for guns to his children as he plans to teach them how to handle weapons. The "Pirates of ... Read more...

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Target practice for aspiring shoe throwers (Poll Prattle)

April 17th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Politicians beware! If a Madhya Pradesh businessman's campaign succeeds, shoe missiles - typically aimed at high profile leaders - may not miss their target any more. Indore-based ... Read more...

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Kendra Wilkinson’s fiance teaching her how to shoot a gun

April 8th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Former Playboy bunny Kendra Wilkinson has revealed that her fiance Hank Baskett has been teaching her how to shoot a gun these daysThe former 'Girls Next Door' ... Read more...

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Alleged terrorist runs a quiet Muslim-only town outside New York

March 24th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Hancock (New York), Mar.24 (ANI): If you didn''t know where to look, you''d probably never find Islamberg, a private Muslim community in the woods of the western Catskills, 150 miles northwest ... Read more...

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Police look for motive in German school killings (Lead)

March 12th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Winnenden (Germany), March 12 (DPA) Investigators Thursday were trying to determine what prompted a German teenager to go on a shooting rampage at his former school, triggering a bloodbath that left 16 ... Read more...

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FBI warns of Mumbai-type terror attacks on US cities

February 24th, 2009 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Extremists "with large agendas and little money can use rudimentary weapons" to sow terror, raising the spectre that the Mumbai attacks could embolden terrorists seeking to attack US ... Read more...

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Husband in the dock for using semi-naked wife for target practice!

December 10th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A husband has been sentenced to three and a half years of jail for using his semi-naked wife for target practice with an air rifle.Vedran Ribaric, from ... Read more...

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Republican campaign tensions spill out into the public

October 27th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Republican presidential nominee John McCain has declared defiantly that he would emerge victorious from next weeks presidential election even as campaign tensions including with his running-mate Sarah ... Read more...

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Artificial brain-muscle connections restore movement to paralyzed monkeys arms

October 16th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 16 (ANI): American researchers have successfully restored movement to monkeys with their arms temporarily anesthetized, with the aid of a direct artificial connection from their brains to muscles. Funded ... Read more...

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A Hindu temple in Cambodia steeped in history

June 18th, 2008 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
By Peter Janssen Preah Vihear (Cambodia), June 18 (DPA) Preah Vihear, a millennium-old temple dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva - the divine destroyer - has been a magnet for conflicts in its ... Read more...

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Two killed as Afghans protest US troop’s Quran desecration

May 23rd, 2008 - 1:03 am ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, May 22 (DPA) At least two people were killed in western Afghanistan when people took to the streets to protest against the descration of Islamic holy book Quran by a US ... Read more...

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Bush apologizes to Iraqi premier for Quran shooting

May 20th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, May 20 (DPA) US President George W. Bush apologized Tuesday to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for the desecration of the Islamic holy book "Quran" by a US soldier stationed in ... Read more...

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