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Actor Rock fought with thieves on movie set


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Dwayne Johnson aka Rock reportedly had a one-on-one fight with burglars on the sets of his upcoming film "The Fast And Furious 6".The former wrestler ... Read more...

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Violence in Lucknow over theft of religious books


September 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A shop and a motorcycle were burnt in the old city area here Saturday when a mob went on a rampage after discovering that some holy ... Read more...

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‘Gunday’ yet another film to be shot in Kolkata (With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) After Sujoy Gosh's "Kahaani", director Ali Abbas Zafar has chosen Kolkata as the backdrop for his film "Gunday", which stars Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor.Set ... Read more...

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Late pope’s blood vial stolen, recovered


August 30th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 30 (IANS/AKI) A vial of what the church says is the late Pope John Paul II's blood was almost lost when three men stole a backpack from a ... Read more...

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Ukrainian court jails radioactive metal thieves


August 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian court has sentenced eight members of a criminal group to up to eight and a half years in prison for trading in radioactive ... Read more...

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Russian basketball player’s Olympic medal stolen


August 28th, 2012 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A bronze medal was stolen from a Russian basketball player who recently led the national team to third place in the Olympics.Vitaly Fridzon, 26, told ... Read more...

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Solar panels stolen from Meghalaya Raj Bhavan


August 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) A number of solar panels installed in the Meghalaya Raj Bhavan were stolen Saturday, police said.The 43 solar panels, installed in the kitchen garden, were meant ... Read more...

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Sword wielding knights rob French medieval festival


July 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the largest festivals held in France is the Medievals Europeans de Bitche. It is attended by many considering that it is a sporting activity. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pricey peaches stolen from China laboratory


July 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Thieves in China got away with peaches worth 100,000 yuan ($15,700) that were grown scientifically at a research institute.Three unemployed men who stole the peaches Monday ... Read more...

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Russian ex-servicemen sentenced for stealing MiG parts


June 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two former servicemen from a Russian city of Rostov-on-Don have been sentenced to three years in a penal colony for stealing navigation gears from MiG-29 ... Read more...

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Argentinean football player shot in carjacking


June 14th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 14 (IANS) An Argentine football player, Mariano Campodonico, was shot in the leg when two assailants forced him and his two children out of the car and ... 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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Kerala plans to insert chips in sandalwood trees


June 12th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) Kerala Forest Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar Tuesday informed the state assembly that plans are being worked out to insert microchips in sandalwood trees at Marayur, the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British police in search of sex toys!


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Police in Britain's Worcestershire city are on the lookout of sex toys worth 11,000 pounds (about $17,700), stolen by some thieves.The burglars raided mail order company ... Read more...

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Man asks thieves to return 93-year-old tortoise


May 12th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) A heartbroken owner of a rare tortoise in Britain has made an emotional appeal to the thieves to return his 93-year-old pet as he fears ... Read more...

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Three men beaten to death in Maharashtra


May 9th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, May 9 (IANS) Three men were killed Wednesday by an angry mob that took them for thieves who robbed homes in Nagpur, police said.The incident took place at Bharat ... Read more...

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SP MP wants action for remarks against MPs


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Shailendra Kumar Wednesday demanded action against those making derogatory remarks against MPs saying these were lowering dignity of parliament.Rasing the issue of ... Read more...

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10-tonne bridge stolen in Czech Republic


May 1st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An old 10-tonne railway bridge was dismantled and stolen in broad daylight in the Czech Republic.According to the Pravo daily, the metal bridge, built in ... Read more...

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Fuel thieves cause pipeline fire in Mexico


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), April 2 (IANS/EFE) A natural gas pipeline owned by Mexican state oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, caught fire when fuel was being stolen from a stretch near ... Read more...

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Anna blames MPs for not passing Lokpal bill?


March 27th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Tuesday renewed his attack on MPs, asking who was responsible for not passing the Lokpal bill despite its introduction eight ... Read more...

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Team Anna condemns Lok Sabha move to censure them (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Team Anna Tuesday condemned the Lok Sabha decision to consider a censure motion against them.Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said the whole country would ... Read more...

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Theft at Maharashtra temple, guard killed


March 24th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), March 24 (IANS) A security guard was killed as burglars made away with a 1.5 kg gold mask from a Lord Ganesh temple in Divegar village of Raigad ... Read more...

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Russians held in Dubai for $500,000 theft


March 20th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian nationals have been arrested in Dubai for stealing $500,000 from a money transfer company.According to Dubai-based Khaleej Times Online, an employee of the ... Read more...

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Thieves target reporters covering Guatemalan president


March 17th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) A van-load of Guatemalan journalists covering President Otto Perez Molina's visit to the northern province of Baja Verapaz had their equipment stolen Friday.The theft took ... Read more...

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Research documents on Zardari’s immunity stolen


March 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Research papers dealing with immunity for heads of states were the only things stolen from the home of a Supreme Court official, a media ... Read more...

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Asian woman, kids beaten up in Britain


March 15th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) In what is being termed a racial attack, a woman of Asian origin was beaten up and her three daughters ill-treated by three people who tried ... Read more...

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Rakhi Sawant visits parliament


March 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Television actress Rakhi Sawant Monday visited parliament on the first day of the budget session, saying she wanted to see how it works."No one ... Read more...

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Stratfor hits out at WikiLeaks over Bhopal spying charge


February 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) US private intelligence firm Stratfor has denounced whistleblower site WikiLeaks' disclosure that it provided Dow Chemical information on environmental activists after the Bhopal gas leak disaster ... Read more...

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Bridge stolen in Poland, sold for scrap


February 28th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two men stole a bridge in southwest Poland and sold it for scrap, police said Monday.The bridge, used by a local mine, was sawn up ... Read more...

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Designer jeans worth $1 mn stolen from warehouse


February 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 27 (IANS) Thieves in Australia have stolen designer jeans worth about one million Australian dollars (over $1 million) from a Sydney warehouse.According to police, the theft occurred in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former NASA agent on a mission to find the missing moon rocks


February 20th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Decades after several moon rock fragments were distributed to various world leaders, investigation has revealed that most of them have gone missing. Several fragments of space rocks ... Read more...

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Thieves steal memorial to fallen heroes in Britain


February 20th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Thieves in Britain have stolen a giant bronze statue set up to commemorate fallen heroes serving with the Army Air Corps, a component of the British ... Read more...

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Robbery takes places at ancient Olympia Museum


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greek officials have announced that armed robbers have broken into the Ancient Olympia Museum and made away with several valuable items. Police say between 60 and 70 ... Read more...

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Not obsessed about becoming PM: Rahul (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 6 (IANS) Making his stand loud and clear on the question of donning the prime minister's mantle, Congress general secretary and the party's star campaigner Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Will not align with criminals and thieves, vows Rahul


February 4th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 4 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday asserted that he was content with his party being out of power in Uttar Pradesh but would not join ... Read more...

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