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New Cell Phone Ban In Oregon Likely To Cause Problems


January 4th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oregon, Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new law has come into effect in Oregon. It states that motorists would not be allowed to talk or text on their cell phones ... Read more...

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Maria Shriver apologizes for driving while using cell phone


October 16th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sacramento, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) California first lady Maria Shriver, wife of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger apologizes for breaking a state law that requires drivers to use hands-free devices while talking on cell ... Read more...

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Maria Shriver Uses Cell Phone While Driving- Violates State Law


October 14th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Sacramento, California, Oct. 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maria Shriver, the famous author and journalist, also the wife of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was found talking on mobile phone while driving the ... Read more...

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Soldiers to combat looting on Honduran streets


September 24th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Sep 24 (DPA) The de-facto government in Honduras has moved to increase the military and police presence on the streets to halt looting. Roberto Micheletti, the former Congress speaker designated to ... Read more...

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Exhibition glorifying female Palestinian bombers generates outrage


September 4th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Sep. 4 (ANI): Organizers of an art exhibition had to take down portraits depicting female Palestinian suicide bombers as the Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus after the families of those killed ... Read more...

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Ex-Army officials may be booked under Pak Official Secrets Act for’ revealing’ statements’


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.3 (ANI): The Pakistan military is closely evaluating a series of statements and interviews made by former Army officials in the recent past to ascertain whether they are guilty of breaching ... Read more...

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Two main Afghan presidential candidates claim victory


August 21st, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 21 (DPA) Afghanistan's election commission said Friday that it was too early to declare victory in the presidential election as the two leading candidates both claimed themselves the winner and ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leader killed in clash with Hamas


August 15th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rafah (Gaza Strip), Aug 15 (DPA) The leader of pro-Al Qaeda group Jihad al-Salafi was killed during Friday's clash with Hamas in which 20 other people died and 120 were wounded, hospital ... Read more...

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16 killed in Gaza clash (Lead)


August 15th, 2009 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Rafah (Gaza Strip), Aug 15 (DPA) A pro-Al Qaeda group which declared a theocratic Islamic emirate in the Gaza Strip battled it out Friday with Hamas policemen, leaving 16 dead and 120 ... Read more...

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Indian arrested from Kathmandu airport


June 30th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 30 (IANS) An Indian man was arrested from Nepal's sole international airport in Kathmandu Tuesday. According to police, Anil Kumar Sharma, who checked in at the Tribhuvan International Airport in the ... Read more...

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Mayawati warns Varun to behave himself or face more music


April 16th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) If Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi did not behave and indulged in any more hate speeches after his release on parole, he would be dealt ... Read more...

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Lawyers harden stand as Tamil Nadu courts begin ex parte hearings


March 16th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) While the Madras High Court, its Madurai Bench and other subordinate courts began hearing litigants appearing as parties-in-person after a break of almost a month, striking lawyers' organisations ... Read more...

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Nawaz vows to root out politics of hypocrisy, fraud


March 7th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
Faisalabad, Mar. 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Chief Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that he would not sit in rest until he roots out the ... Read more...

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Chief justice, senior lawyer depose before Srikrishna Commission


March 1st, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) Madras High Court's acting Chief Justice S. Mukhopadhyay, Advocate General G. Masilamani and senior counsel R. Gandhi Sunday deposed before the Srikrishna Commission probing the Feb 19 clashes ... Read more...

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Islamabad police top unauthorised occupiers of govt. accommodation


February 3rd, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 3 (ANI): Islamabad police is the top unauthorised occupiers of government accommodation in Pakistans capital city, with its employees being in possession of 167 of the 337 government flats ... Read more...

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Ramadoss distributes pamphlets on smoking-ban in Chennai


October 2nd, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai/New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): Union Heath Minister Anbumani Ramadoss distributed pamphlets on smoking-ban in Chennai on Thursday the day when about 1.2 billion people have been forbidden by the law ... Read more...

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Self help groups fear rise in child trafficking in flood-hit Bihar


September 16th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Saharsa (Bihar, Sept 16 (ANI): Self help groups, working in flood-hit Bihar, fear that desperation and poverty could lead to rise in incidents of child trafficking. The incidents of children being sold ... Read more...

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WHO offers help to Shah Rukh, Buddhadeb to quit smoking


September 11th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday offered to help Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan and West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to quit smoking.“They are big social, ... Read more...

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Pharmaceutical drug abuse increasing in India: UN0(June 26 is International Day Against Drug Abuse)


June 24th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Pharmaceutical drug abuse is increasing in South Asia, particularly India - a trend the UN says will increase the risk of diseases like HIV/AIDS ... Read more...

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Dow Chemicals’ donations to BJP is illegal: Congress


June 17th, 2008 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 16 (IANS) The Congress Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of violating the law of the land by accepting donations from a US multinational, Dow Chemicals, and urged the ... Read more...

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Government plans five smoke-free cities by 2010 (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 30th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) In another two years, five Indian cities will be smoke-free -- according to a government proposal to tackle the ill effects of smoking. After the successful example ... Read more...

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30 child domestic workers rescued in Hyderabad


April 20th, 2008 - 12:08 am ICT by admin
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) About 30 child labourers were rescued, including from the homes of senior government officials and those working with multi-national companies, during raids in upscale colonies here Saturday. About ... Read more...

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Off-duty doctors not to attend VIPs in Uttar Pradesh


March 7th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Doctors of all government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh have threatened not to attend to any VIP after duty hours. A letter to this effect was shot off to ... Read more...

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