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World of Warcraft banned in Iran


August 30th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Due to trade restrictions, the United States has blocked Iran from accessing the World of War craft game. The US is the one which is behind the limitations to Iran. This game ... Read more...

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Himachal in line for more snow (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Days after moderate to heavy snowfall across the hills of Himachal Pradesh, the state saw a bright, sunny day Tuesday.State capital Shimla, which saw 0.8 cm ... Read more...

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IAF helped in mission to restore power supply to Kashmir


January 10th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel played a crucial role in getting the power supply restored to the Kashmir Valley that had plunged into darkness in subzero ... Read more...

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Mountaineers conquer ‘the devil’s red wall’


July 30th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A strenuous ascent of around 15 days and gashes due to falling rocks could not deter nine mountaineers to successfully scale Mount Thalay Sagar, which ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s skiing expedition flagged in


March 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Indian Army's skiing expedition that hoisted the national flag at the South Pole on Army Day Jan 15 was Tuesday flagged in here by Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive Closed Owing To Blizzard


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of Chicago witnessed one of the biggest blizzards of the decade in last two days. The National Weather Service announced that there would be ... Read more...

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Tips for travel in the snowing Himachal hills (Sidebar)


January 5th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) If you are keen for some adventure in the hills of Himachal Pradesh in the winter snow, here are a few tips:1. Make sure your trip is planned ... Read more...

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Heathrow Airport Might Resume Flight Operations On Limited Basis


December 20th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air travelers stranded in London's Heathrow Airport may finally breath a sigh of relief as the airport is likely to resume flight operations for a ... Read more...

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Snowy Weather Leads To School Closings


December 17th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the weather taking a bitter turn in this season as a result of the heavy snowfall accompanied by blizzards and rains, many schools have been ... Read more...

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Freezing Weather Conditions Force Schools To Remain Closed In Georgia


December 16th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Extreme bad weather conditions in North Georgia and Atlanta have caused several schools to remain closed. School authorities have declared that they will not keep the ... Read more...

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Heavy snow forces Chinese airport to shut down


November 28th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 28 (IANS) Overnight snow in most parts of northeast China brought down temperatures to several degrees below minus and forced an airport to shut down twice in a day due ... Read more...

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Britain to see baby boom as harsh winter forced couples indoors


August 26th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) The severe winter coupled with the credit crunch could be behind a baby boom that is expected to hit Britain next month, exactly nine months after life came ... Read more...

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Three Indian Army mountaineers die after successful climb


June 9th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Three Indian Army mountaineers, members of an expedition to the Kumaon Himalayas, succumbed to freezing temperatures in an unseasonal heavy snowfall while returning to base after summitting ... Read more...

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Dairy Queen Celebrates It’s 25th Year


April 21st, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Illinois, Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dairy Queen is celebrating its 25th birthday which throws in special offers for all it's buyers. Plus it's also the time for DQ'S "Customer Appreciation ... Read more...

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TomKat’s kitten wears bright red lipstick


February 12th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' three-year-old daughter recently stepped out in public wearing bright red lipstick.The little fashionista looked totally made-up as she went on a shopping ... Read more...

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Smithsonian Warehouse Roof Collapses After Snowfall


February 11th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Owing to the heavy blizzard and snowfall, the roof of a Smithsonian warehouse collapsed on February 10 in Baltimore, Maryland. The famous museum is located in ... Read more...

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First Indian woman to ski on South Pole receives warm welcome


January 15th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Reena Kaushal Dharmshaktu, who became the first Indian woman to ski at the South Pole, was received by a jubilant crowd at the IG Airport here as ... Read more...

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Arctic blast covers US; four special-needs students dead


January 8th, 2010 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (DPA) A new Arctic blast threatened Thursday to blanket much of the US in deeper snow and sink temperatures into a deep chill as far south as Florida. A weather ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Missing Israeli’s father ends search in Himachal


October 19th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) The father of an Israeli-American backpacker, who went missing in Himachal Pradesh's Parbati valley nearly three months ago, has decided to abandon the search for his ... Read more...

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Foreigners mysteriously disappear in Himachal’s valley of gods (Feature)


September 11th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 11 (IANS) The picturesque Kullu valley in the Himalayas, also known as the valley of gods, attracts thousands of backpackers from abroad. But some never return ... Read more...

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“Surviving Disaster”: Spike TV’s New Series Promises Much


September 2nd, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey "Surviving Disaster", Spike TV's new original series premiered on Tuesday, September 1 and has already been tagged as a "hit" amongst the viewers, especially men.The show which is hosted ... Read more...

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ITBP team returns from Mount Abi Gamin peak to a grand welcome


June 25th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Having conquered 24,130-feet Mount Abi Gamin peak on the Sino-Indian border, the mountaineering and skiing team of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) returned to the national capital ... Read more...

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Christoph Rehage releases first video of thelongestway.com journey


May 14th, 2009 - 3:34 am ICT by John Le Fevre
When most people take a walk home they usually take the shortest route. However when a 26-year German man decided to walk home he took the longest way in a journey ... Read more...

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Bobby shows his Professionalism.


March 16th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well, we all know of Bobby Deol being a gentleman. Not only is this actor good at what he does but he is a thorough professional tooWe hear that Bobby had ... Read more...

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Two killed as heavy snows paralyse life in Britain (Lead)


February 2nd, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Two climbers were killed in Welsh mountains as the heaviest snowfall in 18 years blanketed much of Britain Monday, bringing life to a grinding halt.Police said they found ... Read more...

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Heavy snows paralyse life in Britain


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) The heaviest snowfall in 18 years blanketed much of Britain Monday, bringing life to a standstill as transport ground to a halt and schools and colleges were closed.Southern ... Read more...

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Baby born on Himachal’s deadly Rohtang pass


May 1st, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Manali, May 1 (IANS) A Nepalese woman gave birth to a baby girl in a cave along the snow-covered and inhospitable Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh in what officials said Thursday was ... Read more...

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Kiwi scientists discover eight ‘new’ creatures in Antarctic sea survey


March 23rd, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, Mar 23 (ANI): After completing one of the most comprehensive marine-life surveys carried out in the Southern Ocean, Kiwi scientists have found 30,000 marine-life specimens, of which at least 8 ... Read more...

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Lashkar hideout busted in Doda


February 22nd, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Bhaderwah, Feb 22 (ANI): A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) team has busted a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant hideout near Bhaderwah in Doda district. The raid took place about 800 metres from the location ... Read more...

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Shivraj Patil to survey avalanche-hit areas of J-K


February 22nd, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Feb 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil will undertake an aerial survey of the avalanche-hit areas of Jammu and Kashmir today.Patil will make an aerial survey of Kulgam, Shopian ... Read more...

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Afghanistan’s coldest winter leaves 926 dead so far


February 16th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Kabul, Feb 16 (RIA Novosti) The death toll in the unusually severe cold weather in Afghanistan since December last year has risen to 926, an emergency situations ministry spokesman said Saturday. ... Read more...

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