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Pilot killed in US air show crash


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A plane performing at an air show in the US crashed and exploded, killing the pilot in front of thousands of spectators, CNN reported Sunday.The crash ... Read more...

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Russia dismisses EU sanctions on Syria


July 29th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not participate in the European Union (EU) sanctions against Syria and will not allow the inspection of ships sailing under its flag, an ... Read more...

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Stripping air of CO2 may become unavoidable


July 25th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Emerging techniques to strip the atmosphere of carbon dioxide (CO2) and store it away to stabilise climate may become unavoidable, as our planet tips into a ... Read more...

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Pakistan may buy new Sukhoi superjets


May 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pakistan's Air Indus airline has shown interest in buying eight Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplanes, the Russian manufacturer said Wednesday."The client is interested in purchasing eight ... Read more...

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World’s strongest man championship in UAE


February 11th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates will host the World's Strongest Man championship here Sunday.A total of 22 contestants from 23 countries will participate in the three-day ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias to appear on Facebook game


October 1st, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias will appear on CityVille, the popular game on the social networking site Facebook, as a way of publicising the artist's ... Read more...

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Boeing makes the delivery of the first batch of Dreamliner planes


September 26th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After years of delay, Boeing has finally delivered the first batch of the planes 787 Dreamliner. The first batch of the planes was delivered to All Nippon ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

9/11 permanently changed American lives: Poll


September 9th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Ten years after the 9/11 terror attacks, 58 percent Americans believe that the tragedy fundamentally altered the way they live with 28 percent saying they have ... Read more...

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Singer Noel Schajris says he sees no sense in getting married


August 18th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Argentine singer-songwriter Noel Schajris has confessed that he does not believe in conventional marriage or in promising eternal love, something that he says strikes him ... Read more...

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Air India confident of Boeing-787 induction by year-end


July 17th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) National carrier Air India Sunday said that it is confident of inducting the Boeing-787 Dreamliner, that was here on a demonstration flight, by year-end."We now ... Read more...

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IAEA to refer Syrian nuclear issue to UNSC


June 10th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 9 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Thursday asked Syria to fully cooperate over its outstanding nuclear issues and decided to report the issue to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wildfire rages on Spanish island of Ibiza


May 27th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Palma de Mallorca (Spain), May 27 (IANS/EFE) A wildfire on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza has scorched some 1,500 hectares of pine forest and prompted the evacuation of 80 homes ... Read more...

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Russia bans drug addicts from working in harmful areas


May 24th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has banned drug addicts from working in a number of areas, including those which may cause harm or pose a threat to life, according ... Read more...

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1303 foreign sea incursions, 214 airspace ones in Chinese territorial waters in 2010


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Chinese territorial waters entered 1,303 times by foreign ships, 214 times by foreign airplanesBeijing, May 3 (ANI): Chinese territorial waters were entered 1,303 times by foreign ships and 214 times by foreign ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Osama death a powerful message to terror groups: Clinton (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Osama bin Laden's death delivered a powerful message to terrorist groups that they cannot defeat the US, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared Monday.Saying it ... Read more...

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‘UFO video proves aliens living among us’


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) An UFO enthusiast has released a video showing an image of several sets of coloured lights flashing over Lake Erie in Ohio in the US, while ... Read more...

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Every year they get closer and they know I’m filming them’: UFO fan


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A UFO enthusiast has claimed that he has recorded many extraordinarily clear images of something mysterious over Lake Erie, Ohio, and that the objects inside know they are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China to remove luxury seats from bullet trains


April 21st, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 21 (ANI): Luxury seats will be removed from many of China's bullet trains traveling between Beijing and Shanghai, giving passengers more space and making the ride cheaper, said country's railway ... Read more...

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I want to be in love, but I fall out quickly: David Hasselhoff


April 17th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent judge David Hasselhoff has regretted that both his marriages ended in divorce."I fall out of love quickly. I want to be in love. I always ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gaddafi troops bomb oil town


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 3 (IANS/AKI) Troops loyal to Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi Thursday bombed the eastern oil-producing town of Brega, a day after it was claimed by opposition fighters.Gaddafi has lost ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Libyan interior minister quits


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Libya's interior minister has resigned in support of protesters and predicted that the movement against Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year-rule will achieve victory "in a matter of days or hours", ... Read more...

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No need to evacuate Pak nationals from Egypt as situation ‘almost normal’: Envoy


February 8th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 8(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to Egypt Seema Naqvi has said there is no need to evacuate Pakistani nationals from the country, as life is almost back to normal there now.Initially, the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Terrorist plan to use teddy bear bombs to blow up planes revealed


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.2 (ANI): Diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks have revealed terrorist plans to use children's toys such as teddy bears to get bombs onto planes.According to the ... Read more...

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Airlines to show Super Bowl 2011 on airplanes


February 1st, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Passengers who will unfortunately find themselves in the air during the Super Bowl may still watch it live.The service though is not available in all airlines ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Airbus Lands Record $16B Order With IndiGo


January 12th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday a record jet order was revealed by Airbus in what they called the largest such order in the history of commercial aviation. The 15.6 billion dollar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airbus Attains Record Order From IndiGo Worth Nearly $16 Billion


January 12th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 12, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The Indian budget carrier, IndiGo, has consented to acquire 180 Airbus aircrafts led by the primary order for the advanced ‘A320neo.’ This order, as per ... Read more...

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Bolivian transportation workers begin strike after fuel price increases


December 28th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- Transportation workers on Monday began a nationwide strike to protests the rise in fuel prices approved by the Bolivian government, ranging from 22 to 99 percent, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Facebook names “HMU” as top status trend of 2010


December 16th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has named "HMU", which stands for Hit Me Up, as the top status update trend of the year.According to the Facebook Blog, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US seeks to cool diplomatic row over envoy pat down


December 11th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Awaiting a formal complaint from India regarding the "pat down" screen of its ambassador Meera Shankar at a US airport, the United States says ... Read more...

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Will.I.Am says Obama is ’stressed’


December 8th, 2010 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Vocalist for the Black Eyed Peas, rapper Will.I.Am has said US president Barack Obama is "stressed" over his crumbling popularity among Americans.But the singer was vocal in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

SNL Skit Rips Into TSA Procedures


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When ‘Saturday Night Live’ released their skit on the procedures of the TSA and their policies of patting down passengers who are trying to board airplanes at American ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coming soon: Airplanes that look like birds!


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Airplanes may soon start looking like birds as scientists are pondering over re-designing the current airplanes to make them more fuel-efficient.Geoffrey Spedding, an engineer at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Karzai wants Pak, US “to do more” on insurgent sanctuaries


November 15th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15(ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said that he wants the Pakistan government and the United States "to do more" on the insurgent sanctuaries in Pakistan.When asked what should be ... Read more...

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Martha Stewart’s secret to slaughtering fowl - get them drunk first


November 12th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Business magnate Martha Stewart has revealed the secret to slaughtering her own fowl - getting the animal drunk first.Stewart, 69, a cookbook author, said on US talk show ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spirit Airlines All Set Launch Plattsburgh Flights Next Year


November 1st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States' low cost carrier flights, Spirit Airlines has expanded its operation in five new markets including Buffalo and Plattsburgh. The airlines officials said that ... Read more...

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