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Suicides: Act promptly on soldiers’ leave applications, says Antony


September 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a spate of recent suicides by soldiers, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday asked the armed forces to be more liberal with ... Read more...

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Railways have worsened under Trinamool: Congress MP


July 30th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) As India witnessed one of its worst train tragedies which left 35 dead, Congress MP Adhir Choudhury Monday accused Railway Minister Mukul Roy of neglecting ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive in Tamil Nadu Express blaze (Fifth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and 25 injured when a coach of ... Read more...

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‘Rains will bring doom as Pakistan ill-prepared’


July 16th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) There are little signs that the rains this year will not leave behind a watery trail of doom in Pakistan, a daily said Monday while demanding ... Read more...

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Families remember Uphaar fire victims


June 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) With tears in their eyes and fond memories of their loved ones, families of the 59 people who died in the Uphaar cinema fire here ... Read more...

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One of worst train disasters in Andhra


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tuesday's train disaster at Penukonda in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district is one of the worst train tragedies in the state in the last two decades. Following are the major train disasters ... Read more...

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Four die in Andhra after consuming moonshine


May 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Four people died Friday after consuming moonshine in Vijayawada town of Andhra Pradesh, police said.According to police, two others are stated to be in critical conditions. ... Read more...

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Pakistan aircrash: Black box to be taken to US


May 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The black box of a Pakistani passenger aircraft that crashed last month killing 127 people will be taken to the US for decoding, a media report ... Read more...

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Tragedies like ‘Titanic’ make people happier


March 28th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Tragedies actually make people happier, at least in the short term, which explains why they are drawn to movies like the "Titanic".Watching a tragedy causes people ... Read more...

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China needs political reform: Wen


March 14th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday that China needs not only economic reform but also political reform, especially the reform of the leadership system of the ... Read more...

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Beware of forgotten baby syndrome


March 12th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) While trying to lead a busy lifestyle may turn anyone absent-minded, forgetting about one's own child could be too much. However, many parents have paid a ... Read more...

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Heartaches could be payback time: Gibb


March 12th, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb wonders whether the tragedies he suffered are a payback for his hugely successful career.Gibb's younger brother Andy died in 1980 and his twin ... Read more...

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Nine army troopers killed in Kashmir avalanche


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Nine army troopers were killed in two avalanche tragedies in north Kashmir's Bandipora and Ganderbal districts."A massive avalanche struck the brigade headquarters of the army in ... Read more...

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Burn care training planned for doctors, nurses


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Doctors and nurses will be trained in burn care and management as the country reports nearly seven million burn injuries in infernos like the one ... Read more...

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Omar invokes Dickens, destiny to describe tenure (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 5 (IANS) "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...," was how Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah chose to describe his ... Read more...

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Rat-bite death: Hospital orders probe, Mamata alleges CPI-M role (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 24 (IANS) As authorities at the state-run SSKM hospital Saturday ordered an enquiry into the death of a patient after he was allegedly bitten by a rat, ... Read more...

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Hooch sellers want financial package from Mamata


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) A week after one of India's worst hooch tragedies unfolded in West Bengal that claimed the lives of at least 171 people, hooch sellers in ... Read more...

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WB Congress demands CBI probe in Hooch tragedy


December 17th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) The West Bengal state Congress unit Saturday demanded a CBI investigation into the recent Hooch tragedy in the state in which 171 people died after ... Read more...

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Rahul’s Kalavati retreats behind wall of silence


October 19th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 19 (IANS) Kalavati Bandurkar, the Vidarbha farm widow who shot to fame when Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited her and then mentioned her plight in parliament in ... Read more...

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Vidharba woman who inspired Rahul Gandhi gives BJP the slip


October 19th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 18 (IANS) Kalavati Bandurkar, a woman from Maharashtra's Vidarbha region who inspired Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi to make an impassioned speech in parliament in 2009, Tuesday ... Read more...

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`Lack of value for human life in Pakistan’


August 25th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) The "terrible story" of a woman beating her 12-year-old servant to death for not feeding her dog points to the lack of value for human life ... Read more...

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`Scale of Pakistan’s power outage certain to rouse anger’


July 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) The scale of power outages in Pakistan is "certain to rouse anger among people", said a Pakistani daily after two people were killed and 30 injured ... Read more...

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UN to mark day commemorating peacekeepers


May 27th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 27 (IANS) The ninth annual international day will serve as an opportunity to highlight the work of UN peacekeeping forces around the world, while commemorating ... Read more...

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Toyota to resume full-scale production by May 20


May 16th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota's Indian subsidiary Monday said it will resume full-scale production from May 20, which was disrupted due to component shortages from Japan ... Read more...

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UN road safety plan launched in India


May 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A plan to stabilise and then reduce road traffic fatalities globally by 2020 was launched in India along with 100 countries Wednesday.Developed with the support ... Read more...

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John Travolta Sports “Rugged Bald Look” on Vacation


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Travolta is a Hollywood icon who was once known for his thick, wavy head full of hair. The actor has undergone many tragedies since his ... Read more...

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Lawrence Cavendish £5.5m Lottery Winner Flees Spain Penniless


January 24th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Winning a lottery worth a staggering 5.5million might seem to be the ultimate dream come true for many. Factory worker Lawrence Candlish, might have felt the ... Read more...

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Carrie Fisher is the new face of Jenny Craig


January 13th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Actress Carrie Fisher, who gained 75 pounds from her 1977 "Star Wars" days, says she is ready to get back in shape after becoming the new face of ... Read more...

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Westboro Baptist Church to picket Arizona funerals


January 11th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Baptist church in the United States believes that God was responsible for the death of the six people who were shot and killed over the weekend.The ... Read more...

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Sohail Khan Grows To Be 40 Without Any Problems!


December 20th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This is no joke. Considering the kind of birthday bash Sohail Khan organised for the film fraternity, it is an absolute success that the party ended without anyone beating up ... Read more...

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Cambodia Stampede Claims 345 Lives, Leaves Hundreds Injured


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Phnom Penh, Nov 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than three hundred people are feared to have lost their lives in a stampede at a festival in the Cambodian capital of Phnom ... Read more...

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Disaster training for Mizoram teachers


October 20th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 20 (IANS) The Mizoram government is training teachers in disaster management to cope with natural tragedies.According to a senior official, the scheme was undertaken under a central government- UNDP Disaster ... Read more...

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Jenny McCarthy opens about school bullying terror


October 6th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Joining the bullying debate, actress-cum-model Jenny McCarthy has revealed that she was once the target of thugs.After hearing about a spate of school suicides, brought on by ... Read more...

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7 elephants killed in India by a speeding train


September 24th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a tragic incident, 7 elephants lost their lives when a speeding train mowed them down.According to Sumita Ghatak, a district forest officer, the herd was crossing the ... Read more...

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SRK’s weight loss woes (Film Snippets)


September 11th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan lost so much weight sweating in the body-hugging suit he was supposed to wear for the superhero film "Ra One" that ... Read more...

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