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Travel to Jaipur in double-decker train


August 24th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Now travelling to Jaipur will be easier, with the Indian Railways Friday starting its second double-decker air conditioned train from Delhi to the Rajasthan capital.The ... Read more...

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Incessant rains hit life in parts of Rajasthan


August 14th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 14 (IANS) Incessant rains since the past three days have hit life in several districts of Rajasthan including Banswara, Chittorgarh, Kota and Baran, with some bridges being damaged ... Read more...

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Maharashtra may review road toll policy


August 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra government may carry out a review of the state's road toll policy in the next fortnight.Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray disclosed this ... Read more...

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Manali-Rohtang Pass closed after cloudburst


August 4th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on the Manali-Rohtang Pass highway due to massive landslides triggered by a cloudburst near picturesque resort of Manali, an official said ... Read more...

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Centre urged to contribute to Road Safety Fund


August 1st, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) The central government should match the Tamail Nadu government's contribution to the road safety fund while the National Highways Authority of India should ensure safety ... Read more...

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Farrell grateful for second chance in Hollywood


July 31st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell is surprised he gets acting jobs even after his encounter with drug abuse.The "Total Recall" star, who got his break with sci-fi hit ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for robbing corn on the cob


July 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A 20-year-old unemployed man in Shanghai has been sentenced to jail for 10 months for robbing a convenience store of a steamed corn-on-the-cob worth a mere ... Read more...

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World Bank to give $60 mn for bridges in Nepal


June 21st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Nepal will receive $60 million from the World Bank for construction, improvement and maintenance of bridges, the government said.The funding is being made through the bank's ... Read more...

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Young CM reaches out to people of Jammu and Kashmir


June 7th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) When Omar Abdullah became the youngest chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir at the age of 39 in 2009, his political opponents targeted him for "inexperience ... Read more...

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Two trucks blown up on Myanmar border


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 22 (IANS) Armed members of an ethnic group have blown up two trucks near Myanmar's eastern border with Thailand, state media reported Tuesday.The trucks were blown up by ... Read more...

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Strategic bridge in Arunachal opened


April 10th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh has got its longest bridge - 720 meters long. It is strategically important for the Indian Army to move troops and equipment to ... Read more...

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Akhilesh wants to bring Lucknow, Delhi closer


March 21st, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday asked government officials to prepare a blue print to reduce the distance between New Delhi and Lucknow.The directives were ... Read more...

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Akshay misses Delhi’s smooth drives in Mumbai


March 14th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who grew up in the bylanes of Chandni Chowk area here, is proud of the growing infrastructure of the city. ... Read more...

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Congress ‘promises’ bridge in river-less terrain


February 20th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 20 (IANS) In a major gaffe, the Congress election manifesto Monday has promised a bridge in Goa's Neura village -- which is landlocked with no river or rivulet ... Read more...

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Nanocrystals make for improved dentures


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) A new kind of glass ceramic with a nanocrystalline structure will make for improved dental restoration owing to its high strength and optical characteristics, scientists ... Read more...

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Thousands without power as storm hits Britain


January 4th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Gale, snow and rain swept Britain Tuesday, killing at least one person and leaving thousands of people without power supply.Gale, with its force culminating at 160 ... Read more...

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‘Kolaveri di’ success shows regional cinema’s mass appeal


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) South Indian superstar Suriya Saturday said regional cinema had potential for success across the country, in the same manner in which 'Tanglish' song 'Why this Kolaveri ... Read more...

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Passenger fare hike only after discussions: Railway minister


November 17th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 17 (IANS) Stressing that there was no immediate plan to hike passenger fares, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Thursday said any increase will take place in a "democratic way" ... Read more...

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All bridges in Darjeeling will be checked: Mamata


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 23 (IANS) In the wake of bridge collapse in the Darjeeling district, which left 32 people dead, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday announced all bridges ... Read more...

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Kenyan and Ethiopian runners win Istanbul marathon


October 17th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Oct 17 (IANS) Driving rain and chilly winds did not deter thousands of people, young and old, professional and amateur, from participating in the world's only marathon to span ... Read more...

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Istanbul holds world’s only intercontinental marathon


October 16th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Oct 16 (IANS) Driving rain and chilly winds Sunday did not deter thousands of people, young and old, professional and amateur, from participating in the world's only marathon to ... Read more...

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Konkan Railway enters 22nd year of operation


October 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Konkan Railway, the 760-km line linking Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka, has entered its 22nd year of operations, an official said Sunday. On the foundation day celebrations ... Read more...

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Orissa hastens post flood re-construction


October 8th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 8 (IANS) Orissa has set up panels to speed up reconstruction work in the districts hit by two rounds of floods last month, an official said Saturday.The floods ... Read more...

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Teen falls to death from Australia bridge


August 29th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 29 (IANS) A teenaged boy, who was attempting to scrawl graffiti on the Southern Expressway bridge in South Australia, fell to his death early Monday morning.Southern Expressway bridge ... Read more...

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Britain lagging behind in digital age: Google chief


August 27th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has warned that Britain would fall behind in the digital age unless it makes drastic changes in its education system.Schmidt said ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways headed for disaster (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan's once efficient railway network, a relic from the British Raj, is inching towards collapse.The system is suffering from decrepit engines, unsafe rails and dangerous bridges, ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways at virtual standstill: Daily


August 8th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan Railways' decrepit engines are not able to haul coaches along unsafe rails that cross dangerous bridges, said a Pakistani daily while noting that it takes ... Read more...

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Farm land inundated in Haryana’s Yamunanagar


July 15th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Yamunanagar (Haryana), July 15 (IANS) Several acres of agricultural land and various villages in this Haryana district have been flooded due to incessant rainfall in the upper reaches of Shivalik ... Read more...

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‘Deer with wings’ disrupts power in Montana


June 20th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
East Missoula, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Northwestern Energy experienced disruption to its supply when a young deer ended up on one of the power lines of the company. The body of the ... Read more...

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Rivers above danger-mark, parts of Jharkhand flooded


June 20th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 20 (IANS) Many rivers are flowing above the danger-mark, low-lying areas have been flooded and some bridges have collapsed in Jharkhand following incessant rains since last week, an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lost goat goes into Idaho music store


April 20th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Idaho, April 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A goat wandered into a music store in Idaho on Monday. Officials have since taken the animal to the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter where it is being ... Read more...

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Gilani congratulates Manmohan on India’s World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has congratulated Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on India winning the cricket World Cup final and expressed hope that the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh highways to be maintained by private operators


March 28th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) Maintenance and upgradation of highways in Uttar Pradesh will now be given to private companies, the state government announced Monday."Proper upkeep and upgradation of state highways ... Read more...

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CBS boss ‘wants to bring Charlie Sheen back on ‘Two and a Half Men’


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): CBS bossLes Moonves is reportedlytrying to bring Charlie Sheen back on the hit TV sitcom 'Two and a half men'.According to a source, Les Moonves was determined to ... Read more...

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Couple’s illegal treehouse love nest in Malaysia raided


March 19th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 19 (ANI): A couple's love nest on top of a tree at Pantai Kundor, near Malacca, has been found during a raid.According to Harian Metro, the couple had apparently ... Read more...

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