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European situation threat to US economic recovery: Obama


June 9th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The simmering eurozone debt crisis posed a big threat to the US economic recovery, with the region facing the risk of a renewed recession, ... Read more...

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200,000 Titanic records published online


April 9th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) More than 200,000 records relating to the Titanic have been published online coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking, BBC reported Monday.The documents provide ... Read more...

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Euphoria engulfs Zambia after AFCON triumph


February 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Euphoria and celebration engulfed Zambia after the country's national football team won its maiden Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title following a pulsating final match against ... Read more...

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Richard Branson advertises for builder to restore his Caribbean mansion


January 30th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tycoon Sir Richard Branson is shopping for a builder to restore his luxurious Caribbean mansion which was razed by fire last year. Branson placed an ad on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia’s Mars spacecraft to fall back to Earth


January 14th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Russia's failed Phobos-Grunt Mars probe spacecraft will likely plunge back to Earth between Jan 15 and Jan 16, reports Xinhua.The 14-tonne spacecraft that carries 11 tonnes ... Read more...

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Laura Dekker finishes her solo sailing sojourn


January 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Laura Dekker has announced that she has had enough of the Dutch authorities. After years of legal battle, Dekker finally secured the permission to sail solo around ... Read more...

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IPCC dilutes stand linking cyclones to climate change


November 30th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Nov 30 (IANS) The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has considerably diluted an earlier stand strongly linking extreme weather events to climate change. It now says it ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russia to build up Northern Sea naval presence


November 8th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 8 (IANS) Russia would increase its submarine task force along its Northern Sea Route, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.Speaking at a national transport industry conference in Russian's ... Read more...

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Argentine gets life for torture, deaths of 11,000 people


November 6th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) A former officer in the ­Argentine Navy's intelligence unit who was responsible for the torture and murder of 11,000 innocent people during military rule 1976 to ... Read more...

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Happy Feet Penguin seems to be heading the wrong way


September 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are keenly following the movement of the famous penguin Happy Feet. The animal was released into the Atlantic Ocean officials at the Wellington Zoo cared for ... Read more...

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Brazil chopper with four onboard disappears


August 21st, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A helicopter belonging to Brazil's oil and gas company Petrobras has disappeared with four people onboard in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meteorologists say that ‘La Nina’ is over


June 10th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There seems to be a relief in the air for those who stay in areas that have been affected by the recent severe storms. Meteorologists say La ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Air France Rio crash: Jet plunged in minutes


May 27th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators say the Air France plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 might have been due to failed speed probes. The full investigation into the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Debris of 2009 Air France crash found


April 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, April 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After nearly two years and several attempts, the debris of the Air France plane that crashed in 2009 killing all on board has been found. The body ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Stephanie Seymour goes topless as relaxes in St Barts


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): American model/actress Stephanie Seymour was photographed without her bikini top as she soaked up the sun on a pool lounge in St Barts.Seymour, 42, who is in the ... Read more...

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Jindal to export 1 mn tonnes of Bolivian iron ore in 2011


January 21st, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Jan 21 (IANS/EFE) India's Jindal Steel & Power plans this year to export 1 million tonnes of iron ore concentrate from Bolivia's El Mutun mine, the firm said.Exports will begin ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

84-year-old Brit to lead four-man team in Atlantic raft sail


January 16th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): A 84-year-old Britisher, Anthony Smith, will lead a team of adventurers in a sail across the Atlantic Ocean, stretch of 2,800 miles, in a raft made from plastic gas ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coffee spill diverts United Airlines flight


January 6th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An United Airlines which was scheduled for Frankfurt from Chicago made an abrupt stop in Canada after some spilled coffee triggered a hijacking alert.The Canadian authorities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Christopher Columbus was Polish, not Portuguese: Historian


November 30th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A new book has suggested that the man credited with discovering America was actually the son of exiled Polish King Vladislav III and not the son of a ... Read more...

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Great whites ended up in Mediterranean after ‘wrong turn’ 450,000yrs ago


November 17th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A genetic study has suggested that the great white shark may have ended in the Mediterranean after it took a wrong turn 450,000 years ago, from the seas ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hurricane Otto forms over the Atlantic Ocean


October 8th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Otto strengthened into the eighth hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season on late Friday morning, forecasters said.As of 11 a.m. EDT, the center of the hurricane ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hurricane Igor Might Escalate To Category Five


September 14th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Miami, Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday the Miami-based National Hurricane Center reported that a powerful category four storm, Hurricane Igor, is looming far out over the Atlantic Ocean which ... Read more...

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Hurricane Igor Spins it’s Way Across Atlantic


September 13th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This seasons’ eleventh named storm, Hurricane Igor is currently churning it’s way westward, across the Atlantic Ocean, after reaching Category 4 strength. It’s maximum sustained winds are close ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists baffled by mystery of missing ocean plastic


August 20th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists have found that the amount of plastic floating in the Atlantic Ocean has remained constant for the past 20 years - but the production of plastic has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit explorer’s record-breaking Amazon trek nears completion


August 7th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): British explorer Ed Stafford is all set to complete his record-breaking Amazon trek.He will finish the 6,000-mile, 859-day march on Aug 9 (2010) by reaching the Atlantic Ocean. ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Colin Rapidly Forming Into Hurricane in the Atlantic


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season is seeing it’s third named storm quickly take shape in the Atlantic Ocean. Tropical Storm Colin is currently located about 840 miles east ... Read more...

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Sea lamprey research provides insight into stress hormones’ evolution


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Researchers at Michigan State University have, for the first time, identified a stress hormone in the sea lamprey, using the 500 million-year-old species as a model to understand ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PAF sending F-16 squadron for US air exercise


July 11th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 11 (ANI): The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) would be sending one of its F-16 squadrons to the US for the multinational air exercise 'Red Flag', which is scheduled to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

South Carolina factfile (To go with Nikki Haley wins, in line to become South Carolina governor)


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The following is a factfile on South Carolina, the eastern coastal state in the US that may soon see Indian-American Nikki Haley as governor. Population: 4.5 millionCapital: ColumbiaMajor ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coney Island Prepares For Its Annual Mermaid Parade


June 19th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Coney Island Mermaid Parade is all set to begin next Saturday. This is an annual affair which started way back in 1983 ... Read more...

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Scientist plans to ‘look back in time’ to analyse melting ice caps


June 8th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A scientist declared that he planned to 'look back in time' to estimate how much ice caps could melt because of climate change.Dr Craig Storey, of the University ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari honours ‘Sagar Parikrma’ hero Commander Donde


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 22(ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Saturday honoured Indian Navy Commander Dilip Donde, who returned to Mumbai today after undertaking a 277 day round the world solo sailing trip ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ice melt shows alarming land rise in Greenland


May 19th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Greenland's ice is melting so quickly that the land underneath is rising at a rapid pace, according to latest research. Greenland is situated in the Atlantic Ocean to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jessica Watson completes around the world sail


May 16th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, May 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A sixteen-year-old Australian has sailed around the world to become the youngest solo sailor in history. Jessica Watson created history when she spent seven months on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Small plane carrying two crashes in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida


May 16th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by BNO News
NETTLE ISLAND, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane carrying two people crashed in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida on Saturday morning, authorities said. There were no casualties.The YAK-52 aircraft went down ... Read more...

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