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Baby Boy Born in Emirates Airplane Toilet to Be Named Ek


August 30th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dubai, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Vietnam when a woman went in to labor. The woman whose name is Filipina gave birth to ... Read more...

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Army donates blankets, sleeping bags to nomadic tribes


July 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) The army Tuesday donated blankets and sleeping bags to members of Jammu and Kashmir's nomadic Gujjar and Bakarwal tribes who shift to high mountainous pastures with ... Read more...

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Dust haze blankets Delhi, hot day ahead


May 18th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) It was a hot, dusty morning in Delhi Friday with the maximum temperature expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius. The India Meteorological Department said there ... Read more...

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40 die in Damascus suicide bombings (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 10 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed and 170 wounded Thursday when two suicide bombers triggered massive blasts in the Syrian capital city.The deafening explosions took place ... Read more...

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29 die in Damascus blasts


May 10th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 10 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed and 103 wounded Thursday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up here, a minister said.The toll in the blasts that ... Read more...

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Nupur Talwar in Dasna jail after bail plea rejected


April 30th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 30 (IANS) Murdered teenager Aarushi's mother Nupur Talwar landed in barrack No 13 of the Dasna jail here Monday on a day's judicial custody, after her two attempts ... Read more...

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Nupur Talwar jailed, bail hearing resumes Tuesday (Third Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 30 (IANS) Murdered teenager Aarushi's dentist mother Nupur Talwar was Monday sent to jail by a special CBI court that will resume hearing her bail plea Tuesday. She ... Read more...

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Rajasthan legislator to get special facilities in jail


April 13th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 13 (IANS) A Rajasthan court Friday directed the Jaipur Central Jail authorities to provide facilities like mattresses, blankets, pillows, an air cooler and mosquito repellent to legislator ... Read more...

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Japan to make lifeboat for tsunami


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 23 (IANS) Japan has initiated a project to develop a lifeboat which is able to float on rising tsunami waves as one of the evacuation measures, a media ... Read more...

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NGOs asked to make night shelters popular


January 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Delhi government has roped in NGOs to spread awareness about night shelters whose occupancy rate even in this harsh winter is far below the ... Read more...

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80 houses gutted in Himachal (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government announced a relief of Rs.200,000 to around 60 families whose houses were gutted in a devastating fire at a remote village in ... Read more...

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65 houses gutted in Himachal (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) A devastating fire gutted 65 houses and left an entire village in shambles in a remote part of Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district Saturday."More than 60 houses ... Read more...

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65 houses gutted in fire in Himachal village


December 24th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) In a devastating fire, 65 houses were gutted in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district early Saturday. However, there has been no loss to human life."More than 65 ... Read more...

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Agra fogged out, records season’s lowest


December 19th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 19 (IANS) The city of Taj Mahal was literally fogged out Monday morning, slowing down traffic to a crawl and causing a couple of minor accidents. It also ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Turkey quake death toll surpasses 600


October 31st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
VAN, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result of a powerful earthquake which devastated eastern Turkey earlier this month has surpassed 600, officials said on Monday. It is feared ... Read more...

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Turkish teenager rescued after four days


October 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 28 (IANS) A teenager was rescued from the rubble after over 100 hours following an earthquake that flattened his home in a Turkish town.Ferhat Tokay, 13, was found ... Read more...

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UAE quake aid to Turkey


October 26th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE plans to send tents, blankets, food items and medicines to quake-hit Turkey.The toll from Sunday's 7.2 magnitude quake in southeast Turkey's Van province ... Read more...

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Pakistan floods hit crucial crops


October 8th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Twenty-six percent of paddy, 75 percent of cotton and almost the entire melon crops in Pakistan's Sindh province have perished in floods. Sugarcane and banana also ... Read more...

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$17 mn UN aid to flood-hit Pakistan


October 8th, 2011 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 8 (IANS) The UN has allocated $17.6 million in emergency aid to those worst affected by floods in Pakistan, Xinhua reported Friday.The money will be used to provide ... Read more...

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Pakistan gives out tents, food to flood-hit


October 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Tents, mosquito nets and food supplies were distributed in the worst flood-affected districts in southern Pakistan's Sindh province.Farhatullah Babar, spokesman to President Asif Ali Zardari, said ... Read more...

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TV watching contest to mark Dutch TV’s 60 years


October 1st, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A non-stop TV watching competition is being held in the Netherlands to mark 60 years of Dutch television, the Daily Mail reported.The event that requires participants ... Read more...

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Troopers rescue 25 in Sikkim


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A total of 25 people, including four pregnant women, were rescued in quake-hit Sikkim Thursday, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said. "Four pregnant women were ... Read more...

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My son is the love of my life: Aguilera


September 14th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera says her son Max is the "love of her life" and that her happiness depends on him.Aguilera has three-old Max with ex-husband ... Read more...

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Himachal man held for smuggling pashmina


September 8th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh resident was arrested Wednesday for smuggling prized pashmina wool from across the China border, police said.Two trucks laden with over 9,000 kg of ... Read more...

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Smuggled pashmina wool seized in Himachal


September 6th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 6 (IANS) Two truckloads of prized pashmina wool have been seized in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, close to the China border, police said Tuesday.Over 5,000 kg of ... Read more...

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US relief supplies arrive in North Korea


September 4th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) A cargo plane carrying emergency relief supplies from the US has arrived in North Korean capital Pyongyang to help people in flood-hit areas of the country, ... Read more...

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Richards throws baby shower for adopted daughter


July 25th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 25 (IANS) Actress Denise Richards threw a baby shower for her newly adopted daughter Eloise."So excited for Eloise's shower today. Gonna be amazing!" Richards wrote on her ... Read more...

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Swarm of bees stings dog to death


July 15th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) A puppy, attacked by a swarms of bees from a neighbourhood hive in Britain, died after they stung her over 100 times.Keeley Connolly's 15-month-old German shepherd ... Read more...

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80 percent blankets of a Chinese airline unwashed


July 11th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) About 80 percent of non-disposable blankets in a Chinese airline were found to be re-used without any disinfection by a cleaning company, a media report said.A ... Read more...

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UAE begins new humanitarian mission in Pakistan


April 17th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started its new humanitarian programme in Pakistan to help people affected by the floods which hit the country last August.The ... Read more...

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Japan thanks India for tsunami-related aid


March 24th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 24 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his kind words of condolence and India's offer of 25,000 blankets in the wake of ... Read more...

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Japan confirms receipt of Indian relief supplies for tsunami victims


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.23 (ANI): The Japanese Foreign Ministry has confirmed receipt of relief supplies from India.A spokesman for the ministry said the supplies had arrived at Tokyo's Narita Airport this morning on Japan ... Read more...

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China delivers drinking water to Japan


March 18th, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 18 (IANS) China Thursday delivered 10 tonnes of bottled drinking water to Japan as part of its aid to the disaster-stricken country.Eight-hundred boxes of waterbottles were Thursday air-lifted ... Read more...

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India continuously monitoring situation in quake-hit Japan


March 17th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): India is continuously monitoring the situation in Japan, in the aftermath of the powerful earthquake and tsunami that struck the country on March 11.The Ministry of External ... Read more...

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UAE relief ships arrive in Benghazi


March 17th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi (Libya), March 16 (IANS/WAM) Two cargo ships carrying 700 tonnes of humanitarian assistance Wednesday arrived at Bengazi seaport for help to the people in Libya, the country which is ... Read more...

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