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Recalling an event alters details


September 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Every time you remember an event from the past, your brain networks change in ways that can alter the later recall of the event, says a ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, seven injured


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and seven others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks national debate on blasphemy


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Monday sought a national debate on the blasphemy law and demanded a "wide-ranging overhaul of laws that are clearly prone to abuse ... Read more...

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Police booth, bus set afire in Delhi (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A mob set a police booth and a DTC bus on fire here Sunday evening and police fired bullets in the air to control them, ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric held in Pakistan blasphemy case


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) A Muslim cleric has been arrested in Pakistan for allegedly putting some pages of the Quran among burnt papers to strengthen a case of blasphemy against ... Read more...

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16 killed in Afghan terror attack


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS) Armed men opened indiscriminate fire and killed 16 civilians Sunday in northern Afghanistan to avenge a Taliban attack, Xinhua reports.The attack took place in Kanam ... Read more...

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Painter refutes CBI claim in Aarushi murder case


August 31st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A witness in the Aarushi Talwar-Hemraj double murder case Friday refuted CBI's claim that he painted the flat soon after the crime, leading to destruction ... Read more...

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Naroda witnesses happy with court verdict (With Image)


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Shakeela Banu Ansari cannot forget the horror of the night of Feb 28, ten years ago when she lost her entire family to a murderous mob ... Read more...

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LPG tanker explosion kills two (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) Two people were killed when a tanker carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) exploded after hitting a road divider and turning turtle here late Monday night.A ... Read more...

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1 killed, many injured as LPG tanker explodes


August 28th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) A woman was killed when an LPG tanker lorry burst into flames after an accident and set her house nearby on fire, police here said ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: Witness fails to answer defence queries


August 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 27 (IANS) A forensic expert could not answer in a special court here Monday some defence queries on samples lifted from the scene of the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder, ... Read more...

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Nupur Talwar’s plea rejected


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The cross-examination of a forensic expert in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder was deferred till Friday by a special court here which also rejected accused Nupur Talwar's ... Read more...

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Five injured in Russia shooting


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five people were injured Wednesday in a random shooting incident at a market in southwest Russia, an official said.The incident took place in Stavropol.Five people ... Read more...

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Halle Berry makes Salma Hayek a witness in her custody battle


August 17th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Popular Hollywood star Halle Berry has listed Salma Hayek in her high profile case custody case against her Ex Gabriel Aubry. The famous actress who was ... Read more...

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18 shot at in South Africa platinum mine conflict


August 17th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) At least 18 people were shot and feared dead or injured in a conflict at a platinum mine in South Africa, media reports said.The shooting took ... Read more...

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Scrabble Player Caught Cheating by Hiding Blank Tiles


August 15th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Orlando, Florida, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A scrabble player has been caught cheating at a national scrabble tournament for the first time ever. Then young player was caught hiding blank letter tiles ... Read more...

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Witness claims that Jerry Sandusky and Booster abused boys on a private plane


August 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A witness who was interviewed by federal authorities in the presence of the FBI said that he saw Jerry Sandusky and one of the boosters of Penn ... Read more...

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West Bengal assembly celebrates 75 years


August 13th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A two-day celebration to mark 75 years of the West Bengal Assembly started Monday, with former speakers including ex-Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee being felicitated ... Read more...

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China outraged as owner drops dog from 18th floor


August 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) A pet dog in China has survived a fall from an 18th floor apartment when its owner dropped it from the window after getting mad at ... Read more...

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Cheeky fox takes late night tube ride


August 9th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cheeky Fox stunned commuters of the underground train in London when it jumped in to the train to take a late night ride. This happened ... Read more...

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Lord of the Rings park left covered in volcanic ash


August 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Tongariro, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Tongariro of New Zealand erupted on Monday night after being quiet for more than a century. The mountain which had been exhibiting seismic activity for ... Read more...

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Six killed in Pakistan fireworks blast (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 injured Saturday when a building collapsed following an explosion at a fireworks workshop in Pakistan's Multan city, media ... Read more...

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35 killed as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Five killed as train catches fire in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) At least five people were killed and several others injured when the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in the early hours of Monday, ... Read more...

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Moore, Henderson an item?


July 27th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) Demi Moore seems to have moved on after her split from husband Ashton Kutcher. The actress sparked dating rumours after she was seen enjoying ... Read more...

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Judge orders drinks to help witness spur his memory


July 18th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) A judge during a murder trial in Germany had to order drinks for a homeless alcoholic whose withdrawal symptoms started to affect his memory while testifying ... Read more...

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Australian surfer dies of shark attack


July 14th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 24-year-old surfer died Saturday in a shark attack near Wedge Island in Western Australia province, media reports said.According to The West Australian newspaper, the ... Read more...

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Stabbing takes place near Sandra Bullock movie set


July 11th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A stabbing incident took place in the vicinity of Sandra Bullock’s movie set at Dudley Square. The movie for which Sandra Bullock was shooting is ... Read more...

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Six dead due to hot weather in US


July 8th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Six people have died due to hot weather in a county in Illinois state in the US, officials said Saturday.The six people -- two Thursday and ... Read more...

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Teenager falls into well in West Bengal


June 24th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Around the time the body of a four-year-old girl who had fallen into a borewell in Haryana was recovered after almost 90 hours, a teenaged boy ... Read more...

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South African airport evacuated after bomb scare


June 24th, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 23 (IANS) Terminal buildings at a South African airport near Johannesburg had to evacuated Saturday following a bomb scare.According to officials, terminal buildings of the Lanseria Airport were ... Read more...

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20 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan hotel (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) At least 20 people, including five militants, were killed as Afghan security forces successfully ended a 12-hour siege at a hotel outside Kabul by the ... Read more...

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Three dead in Indonesian Air Force plane crash


June 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) An Indonesian Air Force Fokker 27 plane crashed at the air force compound in Jakarta Thursday, killing at least three people on board, including the pilot ... Read more...

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Man beaten for exposing himself in Shanghai metro


June 20th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) A man was beaten by fellow male passengers inside a metro train in Chinese metropolis Shanghai after he allegedly exposed himself and sexually harassed a young ... Read more...

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Jobless Briton stabs dog to death, faces jail


June 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) A 19-year-old jobless Briton is facing jail after he battered his new dog with a hammer, stabbed it in the chest and left it to die ... Read more...

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