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Terror leader offers camels to capture Obama, chickens for Hillary


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A top leader for an Al Qaeda affiliate offered 10 camels as bounty to capture US President Barack Obama and 20 chickens for US Secretary ... Read more...

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Apex court mulling total ban on plastic (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it will consider whether to completely ban the use of plastic in the interests of animals and the environment.A bench ... Read more...

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From London to Sirdargarh, a Guyanese Indian’s journey


April 11th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Just about a hundred years after her father left India for Guyana, Enid Whitehouse made an emotional journey to a small village in Rajasthan's Ganganagar ... Read more...

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Egyptian camel handlers threaten ’siege’


March 28th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian camel handlers have threatened to bring thousands of camels to the capital city and block the buildings housing the cabinet and the agriculture ministry ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to serve fresh, organic food on flights


March 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 17 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will now supply fresh, organic food in its flights' first class.Etihad Airways has entered ... Read more...

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Britain to ban wild animals from circuses


March 1st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Travelling circuses in Britain will be banned from using wild animals in their shows, a media report said Thursday.Ministers unveiled plans to outlaw the "outdated" practice ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Adverts that won’t be allowed today


February 20th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) They're incredible by today's standards, but once upon a time, these advertisements were perfectly acceptable. From one that claims smoking is healthy to one telling mothers ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Americans know little about Pakistan: Students


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistani students who visited the US under an exchange programme and studied in various institutions there said after returning that Americans know very little about Pakistan.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BSF camel band to enthral R-Day parade


January 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Playing bugles and trumpets in tune with the tinkling bells of their camels, the big moustachioed and royally dressed Border Security Force (BSF) troopers ... Read more...

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World’s largest nativity scene set up in Mexico City


December 9th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexico City authorities have set up the Guinness-certified largest nativity scene in the world as part of their Christmas festivities.The nativity scene, which cost $2 ... Read more...

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UAE Sadu weaving on Unesco’s intangible heritage list


November 26th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Sadu weaving has become the new addition to the Unesco's list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, said the Abu Dhabi authority ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Eid-ul-Zuha


November 7th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha, or the festival of sacrifice, with religious zeal and fervour across the country.After Eid prayers, the faithful sacrificed camels, cows, goats, rams ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dangerous exotic animals deliberately freed in Ohio


October 20th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) The owner of an exotic animal farm in Ohio deliberately released the animals and then killed himself, Muskingum county Sheriff Matt Lutz said Wednesday, the ... Read more...

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Now, postal cover on Siachen glacier


October 6th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 6 (IANS) The Indian Army and the Indian Postal Department have issued a commemorative special cover on the Siachen glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, the army said here ... Read more...

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Mubarak trial demanded by protest victims’ kin


June 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS/AKI) Relatives of those killed during Egypt's 18-day protests that led to the ouster of Hosni Mubarak from power in February have now issued a statement demanding ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mukul Dev to play Kutchi in next (With Image)


April 4th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) After playing a drunkard Jat in "Yamla Pagla Deewana", actor Mukul Dev wil now be seen as a Kutchi in his next film "Jal". He ... Read more...

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World Cup: Myriad forms of celebrations in Karnataka


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 3 (IANS) Saturday night was too short for cricket fans in Karnataka to celebrate India's World Cup triumph. After dancing and cheering the night away, the revellers were ... Read more...

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PPP lawmaker richest in Pak Parliament


March 12th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): Senator Gul Muhammad Lot of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is the richest member of the Upper House of Parliament, with his property valuing 1.351 billion rupees in and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mubarak orders probe into Cairo clashes


February 8th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has ordered to set up an independent commission to investigate clashes between his supporters and protesters in Cairo last week that killed at ... Read more...

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Cairo begins to stabilise, pyramids deserted


February 6th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt is suffering revenue losses from lack of tourists even as the country tries to return to normal life after two weeks of protests aimed at ousting ... Read more...

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Egypt’s divided military will want Mubarak to go with dignity


February 6th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.6 (ANI): Egypt's military brass, though divided over the fate of President Hosni Mubarak, would eventually like him to go with dignity.According to General (retired) Anthony C. Zinni, a former head ... Read more...

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Gunfire in Cairo as clashes leave five dead, 600 injured (Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS) Shots rang out Thursday in Cairo's Tahrir Square as violent clashes broke out between anti- and pro-Hosni Mubarak protesters leaving five people dead and over 600 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Colourful camel-mounted band delights - yet again!


January 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The camel-mounted band came, it played and it conquered! The performance of the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, astride their gaily caparisoned animals, drew loud cheers at ... Read more...

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Best milch camel competition held in UAE


December 14th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 14 (IANS/WAM) A camel named Deri'a that gives nearly 12 kg of milk a day has been named as the best "milky camel" in a competition held in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jesus ‘is coming again’ on May 21, 2011!


December 10th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Based on analysis of Scripture and biblical genealogy a Christian group has proclaimed that Jesus will return to earth on May 21, 2011.That's according to organizers of a ... Read more...

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Freshman Taylor Hanson Proves Himself Worthy


December 8th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the last day of the Citizens Bank Camel/Cadet Classic held at the Coast Guard Academy, the Connecticut Camels ousted the Medgar Evers with a score ... Read more...

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Study: Dogs are smarter than cats


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of scientists have concluded that contrary to the popular belief, dogs are in fact more intelligent than cats.The study was conducted by researchers from ... Read more...

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It’s official! Dogs are ’smarter than cats’


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study by scientists at Oxford University has shown that dogs are cleverer than cats because their friendly character has helped them develop bigger brains.The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BSF camel riders welcome Obamas


November 7th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Around 30 camel-mounted Border Security Force (BSF) personnel welcomed US President Barack Obama and his wife as they arrived at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence for ... Read more...

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Workers discover 1.4mn-year-old fossil cache in California


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Workers building a substation in California have discovered 1,500 bone fragments, including remains of an ancestor of the sabre-toothed tiger, large ground sloths, deer, horses, camels and numerous ... Read more...

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Royal procession on Teej in Bikaner


August 28th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Jethmal SharmaBikaner, Aug.28 (ANI): As part of the concluding ceremonies of the Teej festival, a traditional royal procession in honour of Goddess Parvati was taken out by people here in Rajasthan ... Read more...

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See ‘Busting Out!’ the topless show performing “breast-based contortions”


July 16th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): 'Busting Out!' a show where two stars go topless to perform "breast-based contortions", along with songs, dance and comedy sketches, has been brought to the UK to help ... Read more...

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Britons set to savour camel milk chocolate, cheese and ice cream


July 8th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 8 (ANI): Britons, get ready to savour camel chocolate, cheese and even ice cream, for stores in the country are set to sell camel milk imported from the United ... Read more...

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Sabertooth tigers were powerful animals


July 3rd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Saber-toothed tigers, which existed 10,000 years ago, had exceptionally strong forelimbs to pin down their prey compared to the present day cat family. The now extinct cat roamed North ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Deadly booty awaits Canadian robbers


June 19th, 2010 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 19 (IANS) Canadian thieves may have been looking for some quick booty when they stole a huge truck-trailer from a motel near Montreal Friday night. But their problem that the ... Read more...

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