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Mexicans ride bikes to avoid traffic jams


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) In Mexico City, where more than four million cars, vans and trucks clog the street everyday, the simple everyday task of going to work can ... Read more...

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One hurt in low-intensity blasts in Pune (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 1 (IANS) One person was injured as four apparently-coordinated low-intensity explosions rocked a single street in Pune Wednesday evening, police said.One of the blasts took place at the ... Read more...

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Delhi government slams critical report on bus corridor


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday criticised the Central Road Research Institute's (CRRI) critical report on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor here and rejected it in ... Read more...

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Five die in Quetta blast (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) An Awami National Party (ANP) leader was among five people who were killed Friday in a massive explosion that rocked a market in Pakistan's Quetta city, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russian gamer clears debt to get back laptop


July 6th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS) An addictive computer gamer in the Siberian city of Omsk has paid off his two-year housing utility debts after authorities seized his laptop, officials said Friday.Bailiffs ... Read more...

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Metro Tyres to invest Rs.100 crore to expand production


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) In line with the robust two-wheeler sales in the country, Metro Tyres will expand its production capacity, investing Rs.100 crore in the next five ... Read more...

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Four dead, over 40 injured in two blasts in Pakistan


June 21st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 42 others injured in two separate blasts in Pakistan Thursday, Xinhua reported.Three people, including two children, were killed and ... Read more...

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Beijing launches bicycle rental system


June 17th, 2012 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) Beijing has begun trialing a bicycle rental system for its residents.Currently, 2,000 bicycles are deployed at 63 locations in the city, Xinhua reported.More bicycles will be ... Read more...

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12 killed, 40 wounded in Pakistan blast (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and over 40 injured Thursday in a bomb blast outside a seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, police said.The blast took ... Read more...

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Eight die in Pakistan blast


June 7th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Eight people, including two children, were killed Thursday in a massive blast outside a seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, a media report said.The deafening explosion took ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CRPF man arrested for looting gold chains


May 4th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) head constable was arrested here after he tried to run away with three gold chains from a jewellery shop, police ... Read more...

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Three injured in Afghan blast


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) At least three people were injured Sunday after a bomb went off in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz, Xinhua reported."An explosive device attached to a ... Read more...

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John Abraham detained, to move high court (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Actor John Abraham was detained Friday after a court rejected an appeal against his conviction for injuring two people while riding a motorcycle in 2006. ... Read more...

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1 dead, in sports car crash in Delhi


February 19th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A man was killed when his Lamborghini sports car hit a bicycle and crashed into a bus stop railing in south Delhi early Sunday, police ... Read more...

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Bus mows down guard


December 29th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A private company's security guard was crushed to death by a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus Thursday morning in central Delhi, police said. The bus ... Read more...

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Mayawati plays yet another Muslim card


November 30th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has shot off another letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to draw his attention to the central government withholding of ... Read more...

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Bicycle-powered Christmas tree lighted in Mexico


November 28th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Puebla, Mexico, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A Christmas tree whose 8,000 lights get their electricity from the kinetic energy of 15 bicycles has been lighted in the Mexican state of Puebla, ... Read more...

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Youth caught stealing bicycle from apex court


November 6th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A 20-year-old youth was caught while trying to flee from the Supreme Court after stealing a bicycle, police said Sunday.A Delhi Police officer identified the ... Read more...

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Vizag civic staff to cycle to work once a week


October 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 31 (IANS) In an attempt to create public awareness against vehicular pollution, municipal employees in Andhra Pradesh's coastal city of Visakhapatnam Monday pedalled their way to the office.Leading ... Read more...

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Patnaik’s schemes aim for polls: Orissa opposition


October 29th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 (IANS) The opposition parties in Orissa Saturday accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of launching schemes for "preparing ground" for the local bodies' polls, just a few ... Read more...

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12 killed in Pakistan hotel bombing


August 25th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 17 injured Thursday evening in a blast at a hotel in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Aaron Denham wakes up from coma & makes a miraculous recovery


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 22-year-old cyclist was just hours away from being declared dead when he miraculously started recovering from a horrible accident. Hospital officials had contemplated turning off the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Exotic bird lands on Matt Lauer’s head during show


August 12th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today Show host Matt Lauer was made to recount his unfortunate encounter with a deer in 2009 when a bird perched right on top of ... Read more...

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Dharmendra fan cycles to Mumbai from Varanasi, shooed away


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) He came all the way from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, riding his bicycle for hundreds of kilometres, just to get a glimpse of yesteryear Bollywood star ... Read more...

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Nine-year-old crushed to death


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A nine-year-old girl was killed and her sister injured after a speeding tanker hit them in west Delhi, police said Friday."Neha was killed and her ... Read more...

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Youth arrested for murder


June 17th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A 20-year-old youth in west Delhi allegedly murdered a teenager, with whom he had a scuffle earlier, police said Thursday.Anil Kumar stabbed to death Sanjay, ... Read more...

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Miranda Kerr was nervous returning to ramp


May 21st, 2011 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr has revealed she felt insecure about returning to the catwalk after giving birth to son Flynn."I felt a little nervous. I ... Read more...

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12-year-old suicide bomber kills four in Afghanistan


May 1st, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 1 (IANS) A 12-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded market in eastern Afghanistan, killing four people, a day after the Taliban announced an offensive, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why does a moving bicycle not fall over?


April 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Scientists have shed a new light on a century-long question on why given sufficient forward speed, a bicycle pushed sideways, will not fall over.The TU Delft team, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TI Cycles pedalling up the value chain


March 25th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Following a strategy of moving up in the bicycle value chain and marketing a product in varied price points, the city based Tube Investments of India ... Read more...

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Virginia teacher Taylor Anderson ‘presumed dead’ in Japan’s disaster


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The earthquake and the tsunami that struck Japan recently caused great devastation and killed tens of thousands of people. It was just a matter of time that ... Read more...

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From humble cycle, he gives lessons in Queen’s English


March 4th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) He stands in front of his bicycle, which is equipped with a loudspeaker, a microphone, some posters and signboards. "I am sure you would not have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tusker kills man cycling to work


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) A 42-year-old man, riding a bicycle to work, was trampled to death by an elephant in West Bengal's Bankura district Tuesday morning, police said. Ritu Lal Yadav was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

I won’t spoil my son: Elton John


February 18th, 2011 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Singer Elton John wants his two-month-old son to have an "old-fashioned childhood".John and his partner David Furnish became parents to baby Zachary Jackson Levon on Christmas Day."I so ... Read more...

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Two youths held for robbery, minor detained


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Two youths were arrested and a minor boy detained in north Delhi Sunday soon after they robbed a bakery item supplier of Rs.8,000 and a mobile phone, ... Read more...

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