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Iran twin quake toll rises to 306


August 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 13 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's strong twin quakes in northwest Iran has risen to 306, Fars news agency cited the Iranian health minister as saying Monday.Marzieh Vahid ... Read more...

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Pakistan much like India, says Kailash Kher


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Kailash Kher got a chance to perform in Pakistan for the very first time and the singer-composer was overwhelmed by the kind of response he ... Read more...

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Orangutan rides bicycle to promote cycling safety


August 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Thai government has recruited an 8-year-old orangutan to be the face of the country’s road safety campaign. Thai authorities say the country’s traffic accidents are ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old civilization found in southern Iran


January 6th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 6 (ANI): Archaeologists working on Bam riverside in Kerman Province, Iran, have discovered ruins of a large ancient site that they believe belonged to a 5000-year-old civilization.According to the ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake rocks southeastern Iran, casualties unknown


December 21st, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake rocked southeastern Iran on late Monday evening, seismologists said, but it was not immediately known if there was damage or casualties.The 6.5-magnitude earthquake at 10.12 ... Read more...

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Strong 6.5 quake strikes southern Iran, casualties unknown


December 21st, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake rocked southeastern Iran on late Monday evening, seismologists said, but it was not immediately known if there was damage or casualties.The 6.5-magnitude earthquake at 10.12 ... Read more...

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Over 100 hurt in Iran quake


November 7th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 7 (IANS) At least 104 people were injured in a magnitude 4.9 earthquake that hit Iran Saturday, a media report said.The quake occurred at 0352 GMT Saturday in Doroud town ... Read more...

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Quake hits Iran


September 28th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 28 (IANS/AKI) A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has rocked southern Iran. The Iranian Seismological Centre reported that the quake hit Konar Takhteh, a remote mountainous area in the southern province of Fars, at ... Read more...

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Moderate 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocks northeastern Iran


July 30th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck northeastern Iran on late Friday afternoon, seismologists said, but it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties.The 5.7-magnitude earthquake at 6.20 p.m. ... Read more...

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Strong 5.8-magnitude earthquake hits southern Iran


July 21st, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck southern Iran on Tuesday night, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.8-magnitude earthquake at 11.08 p.m. local time (1938 ... Read more...

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Punjab assures Haryana of action on canal breaches


July 12th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday assured Haryana that it will take steps to ensure that no cuts are made in the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal which could lead ... Read more...

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Tila Tequila’s nipslip during engagement announcement


December 10th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 10 (ANI): Reality star Tila Tequila suffered an embarrassing nipslip on the red carpet while announcing her engagement to Casey Johnson.The bisexual seemed excited posing and flashing her ring for ... Read more...

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UFC 101 Weigh-In Results Surprises Everyone


August 8th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
To every ones surprise it was witnessed that all the twenty two fighters of the UFC 101 made weight. Given the magnitude of UFC, it did surprise many as all of the ... Read more...

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Pregnant Kendra flaunts bikini bod


July 22nd, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IBNS
July 22 (IBNS) Kendra Wilkinson shows off this time her bikini body with a baby bump hardly being the dampening factor. The 24-year-old reality star - who is due Christmas Day – flaunted ... Read more...

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Kendra Wilkinson’s shows of baby bump in sexy bikini


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Kendra Wilkinson's baby bump has not stopped her form showing off her hot body-the former Playboy mate recently slipped into a bikini as she spent a relaxing day ... Read more...

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‘Excited’ Kendra Wilkinson feels first baby kick


July 16th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Mum-to-be Kendra Wilkinson was excited to feel her first baby kick."It was so crazy," Usmagazine quoted her as saying at the Espy Style Studio in L.A."I was ... Read more...

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Over 300 international observers for South Africa polls


April 18th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, April 18 (IANS) More than 300 international observers will oversee South Africa's general elections next Wednesday to ensure free and fair polls. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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Prachanda on one-China policy


February 26th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Feb 26 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda today reiterated Nepal's commitment on one-China policy.During a meeting with visiting Chinese delegation led by Assistant Chinese Foreign Minister Liu Jieyi at his office, ... Read more...

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Nepali Army recruitment within law


December 24th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (ANI): Nepali Army (NA) has expressed discontent towards criticisms made by the Maoists and the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) against what it calls as ''legitimate move ... Read more...

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Prachanda to induct UML in Government


August 28th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 28 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Prachanda today said that he will initiate the process to expand his cabinet by inducting the ministers from Unified Marxist Leninist (UML). The two party ... Read more...

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5 suspected militants killed in Manipur


June 8th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, June 8 (ANI): At least five suspected militants have been killed in separate militancy-related incidents in Manipur, official sources said on Sunday.After receiving a tip-off, police commandos along with ... Read more...

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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits northwest Iran


May 27th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Tehran, May 27 (RIA Novosti) A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit the Zandjan province in northwest Iran Tuesday, a seismological assessment centre reported. The quake was registered at 10:48 local time (06.18 GMT). ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover Iranian ancient city


May 17th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, May 17 (ANI): A team of archaeologists from the Yazd Cultural Heritage Center (YCHC) in Iran has discovered the Achaemenid era predecessor of the city of Yazd.Covering some 500 hectares, ... Read more...

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Re-enactment of Jhansi Rani’s ride, on Kinetic Flyte


March 25th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 25 (IANS) The heroic horse ride of 22-year-old Rani Laxmibai with her young adopted son Damodar Rao tied to her back to Kalpi escaping the British siege ... Read more...

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Online swap sites offer the sensible and surreal


March 3rd, 2008 - 9:14 am ICT by admin
DPA Ahrensburg (Germany), March 3 (DPA) Many things end up in the garbage can even though they are still in fine working condition because the search for a recipient of used objects can ... Read more...

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