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Sarah Harding kisses python


September 21st, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Sarah Harding puckered up to an albino Burmese python at an awards function here in the British capital.The Girls Aloud star was photographed with the ... Read more...

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Now go around the world with ‘Latin Angels’


September 20th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) From Miami to Marbella - get set to experience the nature, nightlife, adventure and food in such places and more with a new TV series ... Read more...

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Man behind IC-814 hijack held in J&K; (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested ... Read more...

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Terrorist wanted for Kandahar hijacking arrested


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Mehraj-ud-din Dand, a terrorist wanted for his involvement in the hijacking of flight IC-814 flight to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested by ... Read more...

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Three robbers lynched in UP village


September 6th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) Three robbers were lynched by an angry mob of villagers late Wednesday in Sambha, 370 km from here, police said.The incident took place in the Hyatnagar ... Read more...

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Barca captain Puyol fractures cheek bone


August 28th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS) Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has broken his right cheek bone, the club confirmed.The 34-year-old has suffered the same injury on three previous occasions, but ... Read more...

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Superstitious Punjab village headwoman kills girl


August 24th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), Aug 23 (IANS) Claiming to have supernatural powers to drive away evil spirits, the headwoman of a village in Punjab's Moga district allegedly tortured a 10-year-old girl to ... Read more...

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Assam legislator arrested for role in ethnic violence


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) An Assam legislator was arrested Thursday for his role in the ethnic violence in the state, police said.Pradip Brahma is an MLA from the Bodoland Peoples' ... Read more...

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16-year-old charged in Wisconsin murder of elderly Sikh


August 18th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 18 (IANS) A 16-year-old felon from Milwaukee has been charged with the fatal shooting of Dalbir Singh, a member of the Oak Creek gurdwara where six worshippers ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Assam, 100 people detained


August 17th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) Curfew was Friday partially lifted in Assam's Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup (Rural) district and 100 people have been picked up for violence, police said. There were ... Read more...

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Man dies after robbers throw him off second floor


August 17th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A 20-year-old man was thrown off the second floor of his house and killed for standing up to robbers in his house here, police said ... Read more...

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Haryana not protecting Kanda: Hooda


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) On the defensive over the actions of Gopal Goyal Kanda, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said his government was not protecting the former minister, ... Read more...

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Fresh violence in Assam, curfew imposed


August 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported in Assam's Kamrup rural area Thursday and authorities imposed curfew in Rangiya sub-division of the district to bring the situation ... Read more...

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Two elephants killed by train in Odisha, driver held


August 16th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Two elephants were killed after being hit by a speeding goods train in Odisha's Keonjhar district, officials said Thursday. The driver of the train has been ... Read more...

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Neymar charters luxury jet for Santos match


August 16th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazilian football star Neymar chartered his own private jet from Sweden in a bold bid to play for Santos against Figueirense in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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Two killed carrying policemen’s salaries in Balochistan


August 16th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least two policemen were killed and six others injured after some unidentified men attacked a police van carrying policemen's salaries in Pakistan's Balochistan province ... Read more...

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Shakira in Puerto Rico to be with boyfriend


August 14th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer Shakira is in Puerto Rico to be with boyfriend Gerard Pique, who came to the Caribbean island with the Spanish national soccer ... Read more...

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Lawyer murder: Watchman sent to police custody


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A Mumbai magistrate court Saturday remanded Sajjad Ahmed Mughal, the watchman accused in the murder of 25-year-old woman lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha to police custody till Aug ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Felix finally takes 200 metres gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Having faced disappointment of not being able to win a gold medal on two previous occasions, Allyson Felix made sure this time it should be different ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt, Brathwaite anxiously eyeing semis


August 8th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Sprint superstar Usain Bolt described his opening 200 metres heat here as "easy" as he took a giant step towards an unprecedented repeat Olympic sprint double at ... Read more...

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23 injured in Lahore blasts


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) At least 23 people were injured in eastern Pakistan's Lahore city Wednesday night when two bombs went off at a market, police said.The blasts took place ... Read more...

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Russia launches cargo spaceship


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS) A Russian cargo ship blasted off to the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday night, the country's Roscosmos space agency said.The Soyuz-U rocket, carrying Progress M-16M cargo ... Read more...

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Is Sophie Anderson chasing Harry Styles?


July 27th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sophie Anderson is being said to have romantically chased Harry Styles. The reality TV star is said to have pursued the One Direction singer in a night ... Read more...

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Five poachers arrested in Rajasthan


July 26th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) Five poachers were arrested in Rajastan's Nagaur district Thursday and remains of at least two chinkaras (Indian gazelle) recovered from them, police said.According to the police, ... Read more...

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Amitabh to carry Olympic torch


July 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will carry the Olympic torch Thursday, during the Olympic Torch Relay, organised ahead of the opening ceremony of the grand sporting extravaganza ... Read more...

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Cleaning exercise begins at Maruti factory


July 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 21 (IANS) An exercise to clear the Maruti Suzuki factory of debris and charred remains of items began in Manesar Saturday, three days after workers indulged in ... Read more...

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Teen attacked with machete over cellphone


July 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, July 19 (THAINDAN NEWS) A 17-year-old was attacked with machete for refusing to hand over his cellphone to another teenager. Police say the attacker chased the victim and slashed him repeatedly ... Read more...

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Eight gunned down in Brazilian city


July 13th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) The toll from an overnight shooting spree in greater Sao Paulo stands at eight, authorities in the Brazilian metropolis said Thursday.The victims were shot ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief PM. Rungta passes away (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the BCCI ... Read more...

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Dara Singh’s funeral scheduled for late noon


July 12th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh died here early Thursday morning. His last rites will be conducted around 3 p.m. at a cemetery in Juhu.The former wrestling ... Read more...

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CRPF troopers defuse bomb on Jammu-Srinagar highway


July 12th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Alert troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Thursday averted a major tragedy on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway by timely detecting and defusing an improvised ... Read more...

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ULFA militant held, a cache of arms seized in Assam


July 5th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) In a jolt to the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) faction opposed to peace talks, a cadre of the outfit and a surrendered militant were ... Read more...

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Cloud burst kills one in Chamoli, Badrinath route blocked


July 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chamoli, July 5 (IANS) A cloud burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district Thursday morning killed a woman and injured four people, and blocked roads to Badrinath, an official said.Talking to IANS, ... Read more...

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Penalty shoot-out most watched TV moment in Spanish history


June 28th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 28 (IANS) The popularity of the Spanish national football team was highlighted once again Wednesday night as the penalty shoot-out between them and Portugal attracted the country's ... Read more...

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Tipsy cop kills girl in celebratory firing


June 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 28 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl succumbed to bullet wounds here Thursday after a tipsy Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector opened fire during a marriage procession, officials said.The girl was ... Read more...

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