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World War II veteran shoots thief with 1916 pistol


September 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II veteran in Ukraine prevented a possible theft with his 1916 pistol by shooting at a man who broke into his house.The ... Read more...

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Judge finds burglars ‘courageous’, lets one walk free


September 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A judge in Britain had a courtroom in utter disbelief when he described burglars as courageous and let a serial intruder walk free.Richard Rochford, 26, burgled ... Read more...

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Rail official killed in Bihar


August 8th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) A railway official was beaten to death on a train in Bihar by a group of people who thought he was a thief, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Thief’s diary writing habit costs him


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A Chinese thief's habit of writing a diary cost him badly when police seized his notebook in which he had recorded details of all 88 motorbikes ... Read more...

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Bradley Wiggins’ training kit stolen from Surrey hotel


August 1st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bradley Wiggins experienced a nostalgic experience when his training kit was stolen just before he participated in the 2012 London Olympics. His kit was stolen in the ... Read more...

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500,000 bees stolen from Fraser Valley


July 31st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fraser Valley, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Five hundred thousand bees have been estimated to have been stolen from Fraser Valley. This disaster occurred to the A.B.C beekeeper at the beginning of the ... Read more...

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Woodchunks suspected in cemetery flags theft case


July 9th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hudson, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a spurt in cases in which cemetery flags in Hudson have been stolen. More than 75 flags were reported to be stolen from the ... Read more...

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Theft spoils Lopez’s Argentina show


June 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Jennifer Lopez's Argentina show was marred by a theft backstage. But the singer didn't lose anything.The incident took place at the G.E.B.A stadium in ... Read more...

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Romanian gang attempts to steal a moving lorry


June 12th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Romanian law enforcement authorities have filmed incredible footage of a gang’s efforts to rob a truck while it was speeding along a motorway. To undertake the attempted ... Read more...

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Thief caught after jumping traffic signal in Delhi


May 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) It began as a routine prosecution for a traffic violation in the national capital Monday but ended up with the arrest of an auto ... Read more...

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Lopez terrific actress: Statham


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Actor Jason Statham says singer Jennifer Lopez was fun to work with on the sets of crime thriller "Parker"."She's a great person to work ... Read more...

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Your card details could be ‘robbed by radiowave’


April 30th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Millions of credit and debit card users could be "robbed by radiowave" because of a new contactless technology, the Daily Mail reported.Almost 20 million shoppers are ... Read more...

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Thief apologises to victim, makes off again with laptop


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A shameless thief in Britain called at his victim's house to apologise for stealing his computer - before making off with his replacement laptop.Ivan Barker called ... Read more...

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Telugu almanac writer booked for insulting women


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Hyderabad police Tuesday booked a well-known astrologer for allegedly insulting women in his almanac.The Central Crime Station (CCS) booked a case against Srinivas Gargeya under Indian ... Read more...

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Thief ticks off judge, tells him to do job properly


March 16th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Dissatisfied with the sentence handed him, a thief rebuked a judge, telling him "to get a grip and do your job properly". He considered his sentence ... Read more...

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Chinese woman helps arrest thief in Metro train


February 21st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) Despite being punched in the belly, a woman in a Shanghai Metro train helped security officials arrest a thief who was running away with a fellow ... Read more...

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Maradona in Italy tax row


February 16th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Soccer icon Diego Armando Maradona, who enjoyed some of his best years while playing for Napoli, says he has no plans to visit Italy again until ... Read more...

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Man steals truckload of vodka in Russia


January 19th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An unemployed man in Russia stole a truckload of vodka and other spirits in Voronezh region but soon ran out of luck as he was ... Read more...

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1 mn pound ring stolen from Hong Kong hotel


January 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A thief made off with a one million pound emerald ring accidently left by a Swiss jeweller in the bathroom of a Hong Kong hotel, The ... Read more...

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Super chor ‘Bunty’ arrested in Bhopal, police confirm


January 16th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 16 (IANS) Devendra Singh alias Bunty, the most wanted thief in India, has been nabbed in Madhya Pradesh, police said Monday two days after nabbing the high-profile thief ... Read more...

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Not moving in with Soha, says Kunal Khemu


January 9th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Kunal Khemu rubbishes reports that he is moving in with his girlfriend Soha Ali Khan."I am not moving in with her...yet. We haven't made any concrete ... Read more...

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DNA in thief’s excrement leads to arrest


January 4th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 4 (IANS) A Chinese thief who defecated on the floor of his ransacked homes was caught because the DNA of his feces revealed his identity, the Shanghai Daily ... Read more...

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Christmas tree thief caught by trail of pine needles


December 20th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Christmas tree thief left vital trace behind as he left with his booty. The 17-year-old never suspected that the Christmas tree that he was dragging away ... Read more...

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Thief starves for days in a locked-up flat


December 14th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) A burglar, who was accidentally locked up in an apartment by its owner in an eastern China city, was found barely breathing four days later as ... Read more...

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Naked man fleeing from Hummer caught by police dog


December 12th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Irvine, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A naked man who shocked the police by trying to flee from a Hummer naked was nabbed by a police canine. The suspect was trying to escape ... Read more...

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Woman loses mother’s ashes at Bingo hall


December 10th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rochester, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman is looking for a stolen urn containing the ashes of her mother after taking it to a bingo game for luck. The police say ... Read more...

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Serial shopping trolley thief finally caught


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish officials say they have taken a man who stole thousands of shopping trolleys to custody. The man had been on the radar of the police for ... Read more...

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I’m not sorry, you’re dumb: Thief to victims


November 24th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A 16-year-old burglar, who was thought to expressing remorse while in rehabilitation, instead rubbed salt into his victims' wounds by describing them as being dumb enough ... Read more...

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Man sitting 2,000 miles away helps catch thief


November 20th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) A computer expert helped catch a thief, who was 2,000 miles away, with the help of an in-built camera in a stolen laptop. David Duffy, an ... Read more...

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Comic book worth $15000 stolen from a Nebraska house


November 17th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lincoln, Neb., Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A thief stole a $15,000 comic book from a house in Nebraska, police say. The pricey book was stolen and the owner does not when it ... Read more...

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Suspected custody death: Four cops suspended


November 4th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday suspended four policemen and ordered a judicial inquiry into the death of a suspected thief under "mysterious circumstances".Vijay Kumar, a villager ... Read more...

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Mob protests woman’s rescue, three killed


October 19th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) Three villagers in Bihar were killed in a clash with police as they were protesting the rescue of a suspected woman thief by the police, authorities ... Read more...

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Inflation pinching Britain’s shoplifters?


October 18th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) In Britain, it seems even shoplifters are feeling the inflationary squeeze, as figures have revealed that over the past year, thieves have increasingly opted to steal ... Read more...

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Dev Anand conferred Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Samman


October 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 13 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Thursday honoured veteran actor Dev Anand with the 14th Rastriya Kishore Kumar Samman on the occasion of the 25th death anniversary of ... Read more...

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Thief killed in freak accident


October 5th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) A 22-year-old thief was killed in a freak accident while trying to flee with money from a donation box at a Durga Puja marquee in ... Read more...

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