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Cleaniness freak Brad Pitt


September 18th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has become a clean-freak. He has turned his hand to household chores while fiancee, Angelina Jolie has been visiting a war zone."Brad ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to earn danger money in Afghanistan


September 10th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kabul, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry who is the third in command in the British army arrived in Bastion camp in Afghanistan where he is expected to complete his tour. He ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan reconciliation facing external pressure


June 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday said its post-war reconciliation process is facing serious challenges, partly due to external intervention.The defence ministry accused some unnnamed countries of launching "a ... Read more...

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India, US to assist Sri Lanka military


June 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 5 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to provide enhanced training facilities for military personnel from Sri Lanka, it was announced Tuesday.This followed meetings Sri Lankan Defence ... Read more...

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20 Al Qaeda terrorists killed in Yemen


May 26th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) At least 20 Al Qaeda terrorists were killed Saturday in an operation launched by the Yemeni army in southern Abyan province, the defence ministry said.Elements of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka warns India of Geneva repercussions (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday warned India of possible repercussions over Kashmir after it voted for a US resolution in Geneva on rights abuses during its war on ... Read more...

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India should stop the West: Sri Lankan daily


March 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) A leading Sri Lankan daily Saturday urged India to stop the West from enforcing its "hidden agenda", after a US resolution on rights abuses in the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka blows hot and cold against India


March 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka is blowing hot and cold against India following the passage of a resolution in Geneva that raised questions over rights violations during the war ... Read more...

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Nandigram police firing day to be marked as Farmers’ Day: Mamata


March 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata Mar 12 (IANS) To honour the victims of police firing in the Nandigram area of East Midnapore district March 2007, the West Bengal government Monday announced that from ... Read more...

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Kim Dotcom to appeal against judge’s decision


February 28th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Dotcom, the embattled founder of Megaupload, is confident that all the charges against him will be dropped after the trial. The self-confessed former hacker was speaking ... Read more...

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Big B prepares for abdominal surgery


February 9th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has revealed that he will undergo abdominal surgery Saturday."There were some medical procedures today as well for -- and this is being ... Read more...

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Harry gets trained for hostage situation


January 31st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Prince Harry, who is also an Apache helicopter pilot, has received training for a possible hostage situation he could face if he crashes behind enemy lines ... Read more...

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Craig toyed with being war journalist


December 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig, who has won millions of hearts as British super spy James Bond, once considered becoming a war journalist.The actor almost found himself ... Read more...

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Only Colombo can resolve Tamil problems: Malaysian MPs


November 29th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Two Malaysian MPs who are very vocal about the situation in Sri Lanka now say that only Colombo can resolve Tamil problems, not any other ... Read more...

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Army plans military schools in three states


November 16th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian Army plans to set up military schools in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha under the central command of the defence establishment, a senior officer said ... Read more...

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Most firearm deaths in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand: Report


September 21st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand have recorded about two-thirds of India's firearm-related deaths in 2008, even as states like Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Kerala close ... Read more...

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When so many lives changed - forever (Ten years after 9/11)


September 8th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) It began as a "clear, beautiful morning" and ended up as the longest day of her life. Rashi Shyam still shudders as she recalls the ... Read more...

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450 held as riots singe Britain (Third Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Hooded rioters looted shops, set buildings alight and clashed with the police as arson Tuesday spread from London to other big cities in Britain. At ... Read more...

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450 held as riots spread across Britain (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Rioting and arson Tuesday spread from London to other cities in Britain, including Birmingham and Manchester, with 450 people arrested for the spiralling violence in ... Read more...

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Withdraw army from Sri Lanka’s northeast, says TULF (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 17 (IANS) A Tamil political party has demanded the withdrawal of Sri Lankan troops from the northeast after they allegedly assaulted Tamil MPs at a meeting of another ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Maoists step up attacks to taunt army, say experts


June 11th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 11 (IANS) Hardly a week after a 500-strong army deployment landed in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region for the first time, Maoists Thursday midnight launched their most deadly attack - ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh plans anti-Maoist drive along Orissa border


June 7th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh is set to launch a massive anti-Maoist drive in a forested pocket in Raipur district along the Orissa border, sources said Tuesday.Nine Chhattisgarh policemen May ... Read more...

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22 soldiers killed in Sudan


May 20th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, May 20 (IANS) At least 22 soldiers were killed by former south rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the disputed area of Abyei, the Sudanese Army said Friday ... Read more...

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Colombo, Tamil diaspora flayed in UN report


April 27th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A UN report that reported war crimes in Sri Lanka towards the end of the war says both Colombo and the Tamil diaspora are obstacles ... Read more...

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Pakistan Tennis Federation to host tournament in war-torn Waziristan


April 26th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan's tennis bosses are planning to take the otherwise elitist sport to the war-torn, terrorist-infested region of Waziristan in the north-west of the country.The Pakistan ... Read more...

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Swedish couple endures 6 natural disasters on honeymoon


April 6th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 6 (ANI): A newlywed Swedish couple's four-month long honeymoon trip turned out to be a disaster tour after they experienced six natural disasters, including the Christchurch quake.Stefan and Erika Svanstrom ... Read more...

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Gaddafi ‘using sexy daughter Aisha against Libya’s rebels’


March 30th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Colonel Gaddafi is using his sexy blonde daughter as his secret weapon in the war against Libya's rebels.With revolutionaries fighting to take control of the country, Gaddafi ... Read more...

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Gaddafi threatens Mediterranean war following “aggressive” international air strikes in Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 20 (ANI): Colonel Muammar Qaddafi has warned that the "aggressive, and foolish" international air and missile strikes inside Libya have turned North Africa and the Mediterranean Sea into a "real ... Read more...

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Maoists desperate for repeat of Dantewada massacre: Police


March 18th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 18 (IANS) The Maoists are desperate to carry out attacks on policemen, similar to the one carried out in Dantewada on April 6 last year in which 76 ... Read more...

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Prince Harry qualifies as an elite Apache helicopter pilot


March 10th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Prince Harry has qualified as an elite Apache helicopter pilot, and he could return to the Afghan front line in a combat role as early as spring of ... Read more...

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Indian warships to begin evacuating Indians from Libya next week


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Two Indian warships sailing to Libya to evacuate Indians stranded by the massive protests against the Muammar Gaddafi regime will reach Alexandria in neighbouring ... Read more...

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Oz soldiers freeze sperm for wives, girlfriends in case they’re killed


February 27th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 27 (ANI): Australian soldiers are freezing their sperm for wives and girlfriends in case they are killed in Afghanistan, according to a report.According to the Herald Sun, 39 soldiers have ... Read more...

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65 die as quake ravages New Zealand city (Third Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 22 (IANS) At least 65 people were killed and over 100 buried under flattened buildings Tuesday when the second worst earthquake ever in New Zealand devastated Christchurch, one of ... Read more...

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Procedural lapses behind Wikileaks Army private breaching classified military network


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): The Army private accused of leaking secret US diplomatic cables to Wikileaks had been sent to Iraq by his immediate commanders against the advice of his mental health ... Read more...

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Being a monarch ‘is more dangerous than living in war zone’


January 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Beware Prince Charles and Prince William! Being a monarch is more dangerous than living in a war zone, says a Cambridge University researcher.Manuel Eisner, a criminologist, looked ... Read more...

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