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Elk rescued from Russian power plant


September 21st, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rescue operation took 11 hours at a hydroelectric power plant in northern Russia's Murmansk region to save an elk, one of the largest species ... Read more...

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Noddy comes to India!


July 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Noddy fans in India have a reason to rejoice. The popular cartoon character and his best friends Big Ears, Tessie Bear, Bumpy Dog and the ... Read more...

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Essar Power set to triple production capacity


April 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Essar Power said Wednesday it will almost triple its installed production capacity to 4,510 MW by June as three of its new projects will come into ... Read more...

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Essar Power set to triple production capacity


April 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Essar Power said Wednesday it will almost triple its installed production capacity to 4,510 MW by June as three of its new projects will come into ... Read more...

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Wild animals kill 22 in Himachal


March 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Twenty-two people were killed by wild animals in Himachal Pradesh in the past three years, a minister said Wednesday.The deaths took place from Jan 1, 2009 ... Read more...

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Microchip to help track Shanghai’s endangered animals


February 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 11 (IANS) Over 700 endangered animals kept in parks, zoos and by acrobatic groups here will soon get a microchip planted to track their numbers and living conditions.Data ... Read more...

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North Korea to punish ‘non-mourners’


January 11th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Koreans who did not mourn the death of "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-il can face at least six months in prison, a South Korean media ... Read more...

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Dangerous animals escape from Ohio preserve


October 19th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zanesville, Ohio, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Schools are closed and officials are on the alert after several exotic dangerous animals escaped from their enclosures in Ohio. Residents are urged to stay indoors ... Read more...

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Ukraine to build rehab for alcoholic bears


August 4th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine plans to build a rehab centre for bears illegally kept at roadside restaurants and given vodka and beer to attract visitors, the Ukrainian National ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Premier League to begin July 19


May 12th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 12 (IANS) The first edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) will be held July 19-August 4.Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have confirmed the dates of SLPL that ... Read more...

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Facebook Prank Leads To Suspension


February 10th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Four girls of the Stillwater girls hockey team had no clue of the serious consequences they would suffer from when they had targeted an opponent over ... Read more...

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How did the giant panda lose its taste for flesh?


December 6th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A new research has explained how the giant panda lost its taste for flesh.According to researchers, the answer may lie in the gene that codes for the umami ... Read more...

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Did Vladimir Putin don makeup to hide his black eye?


October 29th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Russian president and current prime minister Vladimir Putin has always been seen by outsiders as the strongman of Russia after his escapades as a former spy ... Read more...

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Warwickshire confident of Younus fulfilling his two-year contract


October 20th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Warwickshire director of cricket, Ashley Giles, is confident that newly-signed player Younus Khan will fulfil his two-year contract with Edgbaston, though he admitted that one cannot 'predict anything ... Read more...

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Want to be a panda keeper?


September 28th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) Want to be a panda keeper in China? Well, you have to be trained in cleaning out enclosures and weighing the bears' excreta. A total of 12 people ... Read more...

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Bear Baying Comes Under Scanner Of Animal Rights Groups


August 24th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Humane Society of the United States leaders are urging the state lawmakers to ban the controversy laden "bear baying" competitions. The noted animal protection organization ... Read more...

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The Humane Society condemns the practice of beer baying


August 24th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
South Carolina, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In South Carolina, an exercise called bear baying is used to make hunters have an easy shot at bears during hunting. During the training for such ... Read more...

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Bear, Whose Proprietor Exposed It, Unkindly Assaults A 24-year-Old Male In Ohio


August 20th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 20, 2010 (Just Flashed): The powers that be in Ohio have mentioned that a bear, whose proprietor some time ago organized wrestling events involving bears, has cruelly wounded a ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin encounters brown bear on fishing trip


July 29th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Sarah Palin had an encounter with a brown bear while she was on a fishing expedition in Alaska.Palin saw a mother bear with her cubs during her ... Read more...

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Older drivers better than less experienced motorists: Study


July 24th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Elderly drivers are more capable than their less experienced counterparts, according to a new study.The study, conducted by Avinoam Borowsky, who led the research at the Ben Gurion ... Read more...

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Leona Lewis finds comfort in animals after split


July 12th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Singer Leona Lewis is keeping herself busy with animal charity work to get over the split with her boyfriend. The "Bleeding Love" singer spent the weekend at a ... Read more...

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Jahvid Best Goes From Bears To Lions


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jahvid Best has been chosen as the 30th draft round pick by the Detroit Lions. He was chosen on Thursday, in the first round of the ... Read more...

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Douglas bears losses, pulls out of stock market


April 2nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Hollywood actor Michael Douglas has pulled out of the stock market after losing almost half his fortune. The 65-year-old said that he chased the big bucks for years. ... Read more...

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Tesco bans shopping in pyjamas!


January 29th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 29 (ANI): Supermarket giant Tesco has banned people wearing pyjamas from shopping after customers complained that undressed consumers made them uncomfortable.Signs warning the customers of the new rules have ... Read more...

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James Cameron accused of ripping off ideas for ‘Avatar’


January 14th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Filmmaker James Cameron has been accused of the lifting ideas from two renowned Soviet Union science fiction writers for his latest flick Avatar.Avatar bears resemblance to extracts ... Read more...

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Black bear injures forest officials in Sikkim


November 4th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Nov. 4 (ANI): Two wildlife personnel got seriously injured while they were trying to catch alive a Himalayan black bear from a Sikkim village."We had been to the spot and we ... Read more...

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George Kokinis Sacked


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The general manager, George Kokinis of the Cleveland Browns has reportedly been sacked from his position on Monday. He had been earlier escorted by the security ... Read more...

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England’s bowlers in good shape for the Ashes


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Birmingham (UK), July 3 (ANI): England's bowlers are in perfect shape for the Ashes.Pace bowler James Anderson took five wickets, while left-arm spinner Monty Panesar claimed three victims and Andrew Flintoff ... Read more...

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Dismal conditions at Ludhiana Zoo


June 24th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, June 24 (ANI): As the mercury continues to rise, it has become increasingly difficult for animals to beat the heat at the ill-equipped Ludhiana Zoo.The zoo authorities are finding it tough ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh zoo urges president to adopt elephant


March 8th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 8 (IANS) A Madhya Pradesh zoo has urged President Pratibha Patil to sponsor an elephant under the 'Prani Punyodaya' (adopt an animal) scheme so that the animal is fed properly. The ... Read more...

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First edition of Bond novel to go under the hammer


November 25th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): A first British edition of You Only Live Twice written by Ian Fleming, the creator of the James Bond character, is set to go under the hammer.The ... Read more...

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Market crashes again, loses 500 points (Roundup)


July 1st, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bears took full control of the Indian bourses as the equities market plunged again following huge sell-off in European markets. Realty, banking, oil and gas were the worst ... Read more...

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Bears find a place in a bird sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh


May 5th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin
Agra, May 5 (ANI): A bird sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh is providing a home to rescued bear cubs. The Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary on the Delhi-Agra Highway is a collaborative project ... Read more...

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Bears comeback at Sensex, closes 372 points down


January 24th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Jan 24 (ANI): The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Thursday opened with a huge positive gap of over 300 points at 17,921 and closed at ... Read more...

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Paddington Bear gets politically conscious


December 9th, 2007 - 11:34 am ICT by admin
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Paddington Bear is set to get politically conscious, with police arresting and interrogating him over his immigration status, in a book marking his 50th birthday.Michael Bonds Paddington Here ... Read more...

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