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Whistleblowers with a difference - on ‘clean Shimla’ mission (Letter from Shimla)


August 14th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Their mission is to clean and they too are whistleblowers - literally. Shimla's new cleanliness wardens have been given the job of blowing the whistle on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tihar undertrial alleges assault, sexual abuse


June 17th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A Tihar undertrial has accused a jail official and two wardens of assault and two fellow inmates of sexual abuse, a police officer said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Students clash with police in Allahabad, torch vehicles


April 27th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Allahabad, April 26 (IANS) Protesting the order to vacate hostels, students of the Allahabad University Thursday fought pitched battles with police as they torched a police vehicle and two state ... Read more...

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UNICEF to distribute 25,000 solar lamps


April 26th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 25 (IANS) Unicef will distribute around 25,000 portable solar lamps in Jharkhand's schools, a move that will help around 75,000 students during their studies.The lamps will be distributed ... Read more...

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Mexican mobile operators can be ordered to track phones


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's lower house approved a measure requiring mobile telephone companies to help authorities with real-time tracking and blocking of cell phones used in criminal activities.Telecom ... Read more...

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At least 3 killed in southern Thailand prison riot


September 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by BNO News
PATTANI, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were killed on Monday morning when a prison riot broke out in the southern region of Thailand, officials were quoted as saying by ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Littering on British roads may invite $130 penalty


September 4th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Drivers in Britain, given to throwing litter from their cars, may face a penalty of 80 pounds ($130), as CCTV and new legal powers have ... Read more...

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Brazil approves conjugal visits for gay inmates


July 5th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Gay prisoners who register their respective partner or companion with prison officials will have the right to receive them for conjugal visits in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Provide more jobs to retired defence personnel: Antony


June 27th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday asked the central and state government departments, including the paramilitary forces, to explore possibilities for recuriting armed forces personnel who ... Read more...

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10 dead, seven trapped in Malaysia’s landslides (Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 21 (IANS) At least 10 people died and six others were missing as two landslides struck an orphanage Saturday in a village in Malaysia.Nine of the ... Read more...

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Aussie man sues UK bosses claiming ‘G’day sport’ tag was racist


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): An Australian man, who has been working in the UK, has decided to sue bosses claiming colleagues made racist comments, including constantly greeting him with "G'day, sport".According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maoists’ escape: Judicial custody for arrested jailer, wardens


January 18th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 18 (IANS) A jailer and two wardens, arrested for helping three hardcore Maoists escape from a jail in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, were sent to 14 days judicial custody by ... Read more...

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UK prisoners’ five-hour ‘jail riot’ over missing Wimbledon women’s tennis match


September 9th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 9(ANI): 32 inmates at a UK prison "went mad" for five hours when wardens refused to let them watch a Wimbledon women's tennis match on TV, it has been revealed. ... Read more...

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Pakistani prisoner disappears from Punjab jail


August 31st, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 31 (IANS) A Pakistani prisoner Tuesday disappeared from a high-security jail in this Punjab city under mysterious circumstances, police said. According to the police, the prisoner was identified as Nayamat ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Vancouver jails vigilant as Tamils set to enter British Columbia


August 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Aug 11 (ANI): Two provincial jails located east of Vancouver have been put on high alert in anticipation of the arrival of Tamil migrants in British Columbia this week.That disclosure ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan In Prison Lock Down After Hysterical Fit


July 25th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Herbie: Fully Loaded" actress Lindsay Lohan reportedly had a hysterical "fit" and was in lock down at the Century Detention Facility in Lynwood, California. The troubled ... Read more...

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Nine prisoners escape in Meerut jail break


July 20th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) In a sensational jail-break, nine prisoners - of whom seven were serving life terms - escaped from the high-security Meerut jail in the wee hours of Tuesday after ... Read more...

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Women police, CCTV to prevent ragging on campus


July 19th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Women police officers in large numbers, police vans and closed circuit television - all arrangements are in place to prevent any ragging of freshers as Delhi University's ... Read more...

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Bumblebees Included In The Catalog Of Endangered Species


June 24th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A conservationist outfit in America launched an appeal on Wednesday that demanded the inclusion of a bumblebee from Southern Oregon and Northern California in ... Read more...

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Warden Awarded At Children’s Week Goes “Wow”!


May 2nd, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the school year draws to an end with the "Children's Week" being celebrated across schools in America, a sixth grade teacher of the Immaculate Conception ... Read more...

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Dead Body Under A Sofa Found After 10 Years


April 24th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A male’s decaying body lay under a sofa in a flat for approximately a decade without being found. This shocking data is in keeping with ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Goa to raise special tourist security force


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 2 (IANS) The Goa tourism department is in the process of raising a special tourist security force in the wake of crimes against tourists in the state especially foreign women ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three die of swine flu in Chandigarh


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) Three people died of influenza A (H1N1) at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGMIER) here, taking the toll to 37 in this union territory, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nicolas Cage meets imprisoned Somali pirates in Kenya


November 19th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 19 (ANI): Nicolas Cage recently met pirates imprisoned in Kenya, as part of his job as a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador on Drugs and Crime.The 'Con Air' actor visited Shimo La ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Panjab University students to evaluate their hostels


October 18th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Nearly 4,000 students staying in the Panjab University (PU) hostels can now play a vital role in the decision-making process regarding their accommodation, food and security, among other ... Read more...

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Two AIIMS students expelled from hostel for ragging


August 25th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Two students of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) were Tuesday expelled from the hostel for two months for ragging their juniors. "We have zero tolerance ... Read more...

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AIIMS students under scanner after surprise ragging check


August 24th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Three students of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are under the scanner for alleged involvement in ragging after a surprise check ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UK theme park bans thrill rides with hands in air after body odour complaints!


August 19th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): An amusement park in Britain has banned thrillseekers from riding rollercoasters with their hands in the air, following complaints about body odour.Thorpe Park in Chertsey, Surrey, is ... Read more...

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No ragging please, Delhi University students told


July 15th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) There should be absolutely no ragging when Delhi University starts its new session Thursday, police said Wednesday. Deputy Commissioner of ... Read more...

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After Kachru’s death, college brings out anti-ragging booklet


July 12th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 12 (IANS) The Rajendra Prasad Medical College in Himachal Pradesh, where first-year student Aman Kachru died due to ragging, will now bring out an anti-ragging booklet. Kachru, 19, died March 8 ... Read more...

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Leopard caught on camera while taking a relaxing dip in spa hot tub


July 9th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): It seems that leopards too believe in beauty treatments, for a wild big cat was recently caught on camera taking a break from her cubs with a relaxing ... Read more...

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One-fourth of worlds CCTVs are deployed in bureaucratic and authoritarian UK


March 9th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.9 (ANI): A quarter of the world''s CCTV cameras are deployed in Britain, which is increasingly becoming a bureaucratic and authoritarian state, a study of Labour''s decade in power claims. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brits to be slapped with PS5k fine if they leave bin out for too long!


September 28th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): Homeowners will be slapped with a fine of 5,000 pounds if they leave their bins out for too long, according to a new British law.New council-employed bin ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Enzyme family plays role in turning benign tumours fatal


August 15th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered the role of a family of enzymes in the mutation of benign or less aggressive tumours into more aggressive, potentially fatal, cancers. The discovery provides ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Secrets of cancer survival uncovered


August 12th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Researchers from Monash University have identified a family of enzymes that play a crucial role in turning benign or less aggressive tumours into more potentially fatal cancers. ... Read more...

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