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Woman’s presence holds up temple treasure assessment


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The presence of a woman in a team appointed to take stock of the precious items in a vault of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: South Korea’s Yang wins men’s vault


August 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yang Hak Seon from South Korea won Olympic gold in the men's vault Monday.Reigning World Champion Yang scored 16.533 after two attempts, one of which ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Romania’s Izbasa vaults to gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romania's Sandra Izbasa won the Olympic gold in the women's vault here Sunday.The 22-year-old gymnast, who took gold in the floor exercise in Beijing, scored ... Read more...

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Classy Uchimura wins all-around gymnastics gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's Kohei Uchimura put in a classy all-around performance to take gold in the men's gymnastics at the London Olympics here Wednesday.Uchimara put in five ... Read more...

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Stocktaking of Kerala temple treasure begins


July 5th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Two committees appointed by the Supreme Court Thursday started taking stock and estimating the value of the jewels, gems and precious metals kept inside one of ... Read more...

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Two Britons arrested for Hollywood-style heists


June 30th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 30 (IANS) Two Britons, arrested for trying to steal ATMs from three banks in Thailand, said they were inspired by the robbery shown in the Hollywood action movie ... Read more...

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Historical Srinagar shrine gutted in blaze


June 25th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Historical Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in summer capital Srinagar was gutted in a blaze here Monday morning although the authorities said all the relics of the ... Read more...

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Presley’s crypt for sale


May 29th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Late rock and roll legend Elvis Presley's crypt is going up for sale at an auction here.The person who will be able to buy ... Read more...

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“Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter” trailer released


February 14th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The official trailer of Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter has been released. The 1:22 video gives a glimpse of the movie which is scheduled to be released in ... Read more...

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Documentation of temple treasure could take time: Travancore ex-royals


February 9th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) The documentation of the treasure unearthed at the famed Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple last year could take a very long time according to Travancore's erstwhile royal ... Read more...

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Robbers walk out of Argentine bank with sacks of mail


December 30th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) Seven armed assailants wearing masks stormed a bank in the Argentine capital Thursday but walked out only with two sacks of letters.The Hollywood-style heist took ... Read more...

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Thieves in Moscow replace $700,000 with fakes


December 27th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 22 million rubles (over $700,000) have been stolen from a bank in northern Moscow and replaced with fake bank notes, a police ... Read more...

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Coke’s secret recipe shifted to a new abode


December 13th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For 125 years, Coca Cola has been successful in keeping its recipe for the brand coke as a secret. There have been many speculations about the ... Read more...

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Five-tier security for Kerala treasure temple


September 29th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) The security cover at Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy, where around Rs.1 lakh crore worth treasure was found stashed away, will be upgraded from three-tier to five-tier, an ... Read more...

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Modi ignores Uddhav, says Raj


September 21st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Wednesday alleged that his estranged cousin and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray is upset as "Narendra Modi probably ... Read more...

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Specialised agency to value Kerala temple treasure


September 6th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) A joint sitting of the Supreme Court appointed committees on the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple Tuesday decided to set up a highly specialised agency for valuing ... Read more...

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Kerala temple’s Vault B shouldn’t be opened, apex court told


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Friday told by Travancore's erstwhile royal family that the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple's Vault B should not be opened and the ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan denies he called ex-royal family smuggler


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (IANS) Following widespread censure, former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday backtracked on his allegation that the ex-royal family of Travancore smuggled jewels from the Sree Padmanabhaswamy ... Read more...

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Head of former Travancore royalty accused of smuggling


August 20th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) Kerala opposition leader V.S.Achuthanandan has charged Marthanda Varma, head of the erstwhile royal family of Travancore, with smuggling precious jewels from the Padmanabha Swamy temple."Don't you ... Read more...

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Apex court asked to keep Kerala temple’s vault B shut


August 19th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Friday seeking direction to the apex court appointed committee not to open kallara (vault) B of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in ... Read more...

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Priests warn against opening Kerala temple’s vault (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) A group of priests who conducted an astrological examination or 'devaprasnam' at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here has concluded that family members of those who open ... Read more...

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Priests warn against opening Kerala temple’s vault


August 11th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) A group of priests who conducted an astrological examination or 'devaprasnam' at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here has concluded that family members of those who open ... Read more...

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Experts begin documenting Kerala temple treasure


August 1st, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) A Supreme Court appointed committee of experts Monday began documentation of the Rs.1 lakh crore worth of treasure uncovered in the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple here.Director General ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bars opening of Kerala temple’s sixth vault


July 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said the sixth vault of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala will not be opened till the treasures recovered so far ... Read more...

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Termites eat away 10 million Indian rupees kept in a bank


April 25th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, April 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The State Bank of India has lost 10 million rupees to termites. The insects ate the money which was kept in the vault at the bank. ... Read more...

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Skeletons discovered in Italian cathedral belong to martyred Christian saints


April 21st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Experts have claimed that two skeletons that were discovered in a crypt in an Italian cathedral belong to Christian saints who were martyred in ancient Rome.Scientists say all ... Read more...

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FBI files reveal Princess Diana was under probe after ‘bomb threat’


April 15th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has published in its website that Princess Diana was the subject of its investigation after an agent was told someone had ... Read more...

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FBI files reveal ‘mass cow sacrifices by aliens’ sent White House into panic


April 14th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): Declassified FBI files have revealed that the mass killing of cows believed to be by aliens had sent the White House into a panic.It is claimed that more ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton sued over borrowed jewels


April 8th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German insurance company, Allianz SE, has sued Paris Hilton for failing to return jewels that do not belong to her. The celebrity socialite according ... Read more...

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Hilton sued over borrowed jewellery


April 8th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton has been dragged to court for not returning borrowed jewellery, which was stolen from her home.Hilton was given the gems worth $60,000 ... Read more...

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Jewellery stolen from Hindu temples recovered in Bangladesh


February 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have arrested eight people and recovered gold and silver jewellery stolen from Hindu temples in and around the national capital. The suspects, members of a ... Read more...

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Jackie Kennedy’s ‘JFK assassination day’ pillbox hat missing


January 28th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Jackie Kennedy was dressed in a pink wool boucle suit and matching pillbox hat the day her husband was assassinated, and though the suit is now stored at ... Read more...

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‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ Is Making Waves With The Cosmic Cube


January 10th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.It also has the power to transform our wishes to reality. The cube also made it to other comics such as Captain Marvel, Daredevil, and Captain America. A second cube also ... Read more...

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Quran written in Saddam’s blood locked in Baghdad


December 21st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) A Quran written in the blood of the late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein over two years has been locked behind three vaulted doors in Baghdad and not been ... Read more...

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Ashish Kumar first Indian gymnast to win Asiad medal (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Ashish Kumar Tuesday became the first Indian gymnast to win a medal in the Asian Games when he bagged a bronze in the men's floor event.Kumar secured ... Read more...

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