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Climber rescued after being trapped for a week


August 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 15 (IANS) A 70-year-old German alpinist was trapped in an ice crevasse for about a week at the Tyrolean Schrankogel in southwestern Austria before being rescued by emergency ... Read more...

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‘Ek Main Aur… ‘ puts spotlight on Las Vegas


December 31st, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Gambling, partying and letting their hair down - Kareena Kapoor and Imran Khan will be seen doing all that in "Ek Main Aur Ekk ... Read more...

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Two dead in small plane crash in Austria


August 22nd, 2011 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 22 (IANS) Two people - both pilots - were killed when a single-engine plane crashed at an airport in Austria Sunday, officials said.The plane suddenly crashed from an ... Read more...

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Glaciers ‘melting 100 times faster than at any time in 350 yrs’


April 4th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 4 (ANI): A new study has found that the world's glaciers are melting up to 100 times faster than any time in the past 350 years.The findings, based on the ... Read more...

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Oxbridge students ski strip creates a furor


January 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scott Dunn has vowed never to have anything to do with any future “Varsity Trip to the Alps” because of the images that emerged after the most ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole, Derek Hough ‘really are a hot item’


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Cheryl Cole and dancer Derek Hough are actually in love, according to pals.The hunky 25-year-old American has brought some spark back into Cole's life after her nightmare year ... Read more...

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Researchers Reveal That Oetzi Might Have Died Of An Arrow Wound And Ceremoniously Buried


August 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Vienna, Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have revealed that site where the body of the iceman Oetzi was found might not have been the site of murder of the warrior, ... Read more...

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Easter Bunny Roughed Up By A Nameless Assailant


April 2nd, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A female, who was wearing clothes akin to an Easter bunny, was in for a rude shock. Shockingly, she was knocked about by an anonymous ... Read more...

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Pope’s former archdiocese in Germany faces ‘tsunami’ of sex abuse claims


March 20th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.20 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI's former archdiocese in Germany has been overwhelmed by a "tsunami" of sex abuse claims, according to the head of new taskforce set up to deal with ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ Wife Elin Nordegren Heads To Alps For A Break


January 2nd, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan.02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods' wife Elin Nordegren has maintained a stony silence since the world went into raptures bringing forth numerous scandals of her dear husband. The fissures in ... Read more...

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Nicolas Sarkozy ‘helped’ Roman Polanski get bail


November 27th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 27 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy helped Roman Polanski get bail after the filmmaker spent two months in a Swiss prison on a child sex case, it has emerged.The director's ... Read more...

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Scientists at Alps turn detective to unravel climate change (With Images)


August 25th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Jungfraujoch (Switzerland), Aug 25 (IANS) Agatha Christie fans may remember Hercule Poirot solving a murder at the highest station of a Swiss funicular railway as heavy snowfall isolated it from ... Read more...

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Scientists shed new light on biological processes involved in cell death


August 14th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): In what may eventually lead to the development of new treatments for many diseases and conditions, scientists in the UK have made an important advance in understanding the ... Read more...

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Stage 19 of Tour de France begins with Contador in driver’s seat


July 24th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bourgoin-Jallieu, France, July 24 (DPA) The 19th stage of the 2009 Tour de France began Friday in the city of Bourgoin-Jallieu with most riders thinking about Saturday's decisive stage and Lance Armstrong ... Read more...

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2009 Tour de France Stage 17 Results: Frank Schleck Wins


July 23rd, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
The 2009 Tour de France is well in to its final stages now and it is that phase which finds the riders going through very rough rides over hazardous terrains. The elite ... Read more...

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Tour de France Stage 14 Results


July 19th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
Finally the 14th stage of this year's Tour de France has put a new name on the top of the standings although the leaders were still right on course. The stage 14 ... Read more...

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Swiss voters ban nude hiking in Alps


April 27th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 27 (ANI): Votes in the Swiss Alps have passed legislation banning naked hiking after dozens of mostly German nudists started rambling through their region.The government recommended the ban after citizens ... Read more...

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World’s largest model train set


March 27th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A miniature world, that snakes up on 12 kilometers or eight mile of track, amid fields, cities, even the snowcapped Swiss Alps, its billed as the world's largest model train set. Recently ... Read more...

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German avalanches sweep away seven, kill one man


February 15th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Munich, Feb 14 (DPA) Avalanches Saturday on the German side of the Alps swept away seven men on skis and snowboards, killing one of them, police said.A mass of snow came off ... Read more...

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Researchers develop tool to bury racial bias, forge understanding


January 21st, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) One way of reducing racial bias could be to help people differentiate between faces of individuals of a different race, according to the latest study.Brown University and ... Read more...

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Wills takes Kate Middleton on Scottish holiday with dad and stepmother


January 3rd, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 3 (ANI): Prince Williams has taken Kate Middleton to Scotland on a surprise vacation to spend some quality time with his girlfriend, father and stepmother.The pair, who has been ... Read more...

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McCain saw White House from a cell in Hanoi


October 13th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Republivan presidential candidate John McCain and the other US servicemen held as prisoners of war in North Vietnam in the 1960s developed a number of survival techniques. ... Read more...

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Wind screens could save glaciers from melting


August 17th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, August 17 (ANI): A German geographer has said that wind screens could help to keep chilly breezes on top of glaciers in Europe, thus saving them from melting.The glaciers of ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s dealer tries to conquer the Everest


May 19th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
London, May 19 (ANI): After a failed attempt, Andre Zlattinger, head of Scottish pictures at auction house Sotheby's, is attempting to conquer the Everest in a bid to raise funds for ... Read more...

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Prince Charles to join William and Kate on skiing break


March 21st, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
London, March 21 (ANI): Prince William has taken girlfriend Kate Middleton to the Alps for a skiing break, suggesting that their on-again, off-again relationship is back on track.Also, William's father, Prince ... Read more...

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Skates made of animal bones were the oldest human means of transport


December 24th, 2007 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 24(ANI): Archaeological evidence has shown that skates made up of animal bones are the oldest human powered means of transport, dating back to 3000 BC.A recent study led by ... Read more...

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A third of Brits think Mount Everest is in the UK!


November 14th, 2007 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
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