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Lohan thinks Bynes should be punished


September 18th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who has served jail for her irresponsible driving, feels it's unfair that fellow actress Amanda Bynes has not yet been arrested for ... Read more...

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Blast at illegal fireworks workshop in northern China kills 5


September 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
JIANZHUANGZI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion ripped through an illegal fireworks workshop in northern China on late Monday morning, killing five members of a family who were working there, state-run media ... Read more...

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237 lives lost in cracker unit accidents in Sivakasi


September 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) During the last 12 years, a total of 237 lives have been lost due to accidents in 88 fireworks units located in Sivakasi. The government has ... Read more...

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42 die in Morocco accident


September 4th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rabat, Sep 4 (IANS) Forty-two people were killed and 24 injured Tuesday when their passenger bus fell into a ravine in southern Morocco, a media report said.The accident occurred at ... Read more...

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The six worst things about being male (The Funny Side)


August 31st, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guys, you'll never have to sit next to noisy kids on flights any more. A policy sweeping through the airlines means all men seated next to children are moved before ... Read more...

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13 killed as train hits auto-rickshaw in Odisha (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 13 people, mostly women, were killed and four critically injured when an express train rammed into their auto-rickshaw in Odisha's Sambalpur district Friday, police ... Read more...

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Over 250 Delhi school buses impounded this year


August 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Over 250 school buses and vans were impounded by Delhi Traffic Police this year for violating the directives of the Supreme Court, parliament was informed ... Read more...

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Invisible bike helmet finally goes on sale


August 20th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been seven years of waiting for the world first invisible helmets, now you do not have to worry. One can purchase the helmet now thanks ... Read more...

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Two more children drown in pond in Rajasthan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Two boys drowned while swimming in an overflowing pond in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district Sunday, police said. This takes to eight the number of deaths in similar ... Read more...

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Collision causes wipeout at 350-year-old Italian horse race


August 17th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) A massive collision at a 350-year-old horse race in Italy, that may be the world's oldest continuing race, forced 60 percent of the participants to bow ... Read more...

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Russian army helicopter crashes


August 16th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Army Mil Mi-28N helicopter, one of the force's newest machines, crashed Thursday at its base in Mozdok, North Ossetia.The two-man crew in the ... Read more...

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China vows mining safety


August 4th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) China will launch a nationwide campaign to improve safety at its mining facilities, the government announced Friday.The three-year campaign is aimed at regulating mining activity and ... Read more...

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Centre urged to contribute to Road Safety Fund


August 1st, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) The central government should match the Tamail Nadu government's contribution to the road safety fund while the National Highways Authority of India should ensure safety ... Read more...

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Beijing braces for more rain


July 25th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A yellow alert has been issued in Beijing for "possible mudslides and cave-ins" as the Met department has forecast more rains in the city.Rainstorms were expected ... Read more...

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50 dead in China rains (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) At least 50 people have died in China in rain-triggered floods and accidents, authorities said Monday.In Beijing, the toll from Saturday's rainstorms climbed to 37 as ... Read more...

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Don’t spare the rich, remove black films from cars: SC (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday pulled up the Delhi Police for sparing the rich in the enforcement of its order to remove black films from the ... Read more...

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Don’t spare the rich, remove black films from cars: SC


July 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday pulled up the Delhi Police for sparing the rich in the enforcement of its order to remove black films from the ... Read more...

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Two woman cops, three others killed in Rajasthan accidents


June 17th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS) Five people including two women policemen were killed, while at least 20 others were injured in two separate accidents in Rajasthan Saturday, police said.According to the ... Read more...

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Pakistan police to launch FM radio


June 11th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan will soon launch a "Police FM" radio service to provide information about traffic jams, accidents, crimes and weather conditions besides broadcasting interviews and talk shows ... Read more...

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Turkey to build 23 nuclear power units


June 6th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 6 (IANS) Turkey is determined to have its own nuclear power plant and aims to build at least 23 nuclear units by the year 2023, a minister has ... Read more...

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23 hurt in two accidents in Delhi


June 5th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Twenty-three people were injured after a Metro Feeder bus and an RTV van overturned here within a gap of 12 hours, police said Tuesday.Sixteen people ... Read more...

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Mumbai-Pune tragedy could have been averted: IRF


May 29th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The death of over 25 people on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway could have been avoided if a key traffic rule had been followed, the International Road ... Read more...

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Accidents kills six in Assam


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) At least six people, including a woman and two children, were killed and over 40 others injured Wednesday when two buses collided in Assam, police said.The ... Read more...

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Fukushima like accidents to recur


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 23 (IANS) Nuclear disasters like that of Chernobyl and Fukushima are likely to recur once in 10-20 years, threatening Europe with the world's highest risk of radioactive contamination, ... Read more...

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Have few flight paths over populated areas: Pakistani daily


May 19th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) Few flight paths should go over densely populated areas, said a leading Pakistani daily Saturday following the death of four pilots in a mid-air collision of ... Read more...

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Coffee lowers risk of dying


May 17th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Coffee drinkers may live longer as new research has found they are less likely to die than non-coffee drinkers.According to a 14-year study, men who consumed ... Read more...

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Austrian to circumnavigate world in small plane


May 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 12 (IANS) In a daredevil effort with a single-engine small aircraft, a 44-year-old Austrian recreational pilot has set off on a 48,000-km-long trip to circumnavigate the world.Helmuth Lehner, ... Read more...

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8 killed, 18 injured in two Rajasthan accidents


May 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 10 (IANS) Eight people were killed and at least 18 others were seriously wounded in two separate accidents in Rajasthan's Jaipur and Bikaner districts Thursday, police said.According to ... Read more...

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It’s China, avoid cable car sex


May 5th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Young lovers in China are being advised to refrain from getting intimate aboard cable cars near the Yao Mountain scenic spot in Henan province.A warning board ... Read more...

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Mukul to pursue Mamata’s Vision 2020 for railways


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Thursday said he would take his Trinamool party chief Mamata Banerjee's Vision 2020 forward and deepen the agenda of inclusive ... Read more...

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Bonham Carter wore nappies on ‘Harry Potter’ sets


April 24th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Actress Helena Bonham Carter had to wear a nappy on the set of "Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince" because she had a weak bladder after ... Read more...

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Nine dead in China coal mine accident


April 24th, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Nine miners died in a blast early Monday at a coal mine in China's Inner Mongolia region, officials said.The explosion took place around 3.20 a.m. in ... Read more...

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‘Accidents rise on Delhi-Gurgaon expressway’


April 13th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Thursday told the Delhi High Court that there has been marked increased in the number of accidents on ... Read more...

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Railway budget disappointing: Nitish Kumar


March 14th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The railway budget for 2012-13 presented in parliament Wednesday does not adequately address safety issues and is disappointing, Bihar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said."The ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 2


March 14th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
* Railways to invest Rs.7.35 lakh crore during 12th Five Year Plan period (2012-17), a quantum jump from the Rs.1.92 lakh crore invested in previous plan period.* Railways must attract 10 ... Read more...

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