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Leeds Car Park Hailed As ‘The Most Cheerful In Britain’

September 15th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leeds, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Leeds car park has been hailed as ‘the most cheerful in Britain’. This is due to the fact that the car park cheers up commuters thanks ... Read more...

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Ikea’s racism row over employment of security guards

June 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Croydon, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Swedish company Ikea is now involved in a racism row after it employed a number of security officers to prevent “gypsies” from entering its car ... Read more...

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Bhagidari will be introduced if Congress wins: Dikshit

April 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday promised to introduce her government's "successful" Bhagidari scheme into the civic body if the Congress party is voted to ... Read more...

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Six PPP port projects to be sanctioned this year: Vasan

February 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The government will award about six public-private-partnership (PPP) projects in the port sector this fiscal, including a project of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Shipping ... Read more...

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Study reveals that ‘Women are better at parking than men’

January 30th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has concluded that when compared to men, women are better parkers of cars. The study, which was conducted by a car park company, claims ... Read more...

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Hong Kong to penalise drivers for idling engines

December 15th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 15 (IANS) Hong Kong drivers who leave their vehicle engine idling for over three minutes will be penalised, authorities said.An ordinance on idling engines came into force ... Read more...

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Australia Waiting For Cyclone Yasi

February 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia is gearing up to brave one of the fiercest cyclones to hit the continent in recent times. It has been triggered by high ocean temperature ... Read more...

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Baby girl’s body found inside donation box

December 19th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) The body of a baby girl has been found inside a clothes donation box shipped to a warehouse in the US state of Texas, a media report said ... Read more...

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Thieves target baby buggies in Britain

November 7th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) British parents have been asked to keep their baby buggies safe as thieves are now targeting them because of their high demand in the market.Thousands of such buggies ... Read more...

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People all over the world are celebrating the end of Ramadan

September 10th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Muslims in America have been urged to observe this year's Eid al-Fitr in solemn mood. Eid al-Fitr or the "Feast of the Breaking of the Fast" is used ... Read more...

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Mumbai to get India’s first multi-level automated car parks

August 31st, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) India's first robot-assisted multi-level car parks that can collectively accommodate over 1,100 vehicles will come up at two private commercial building projects in the city, a company official ... Read more...

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Glastonbury Festival beckons music lovers to England

June 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 23 (IANS) Well over a 100,000 music lovers are beginning to descend on a 900-acre farm in Somerset in England for the annual Glastonbury Festival that runs ... Read more...

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10,000 spectators at naked tobogganing race in Germany

February 21st, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Braunlage (Germany), Feb 20 (DPA) A naked tobogganing race attracted around 10,000 people to an eastern German town in the Harz mountains Saturday. Car parks were overflowing ahead of the popular event in ... Read more...

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South Asian El Dorado: Is the locus shifting to Abu Dhabi? (Comment)

December 20th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Kapoor There was no surprise in the United Arab Emirate (UAE) when predictably Abu Dhabi's ruling family decided to throw a lifeline to a debt-strapped Dubai. Although, Abu Dhabi's help to ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart hoodwinks paparazzi by switching cars

August 17th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): Actress Kristen Stewart has revealed that she has her own way of avoiding paparazzi, which is by switching cars in underground car parks.The 'Twlight' star said that she ... Read more...

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Malibu Shark Attack: Bradley Explains His Latest Flick

July 26th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
Malibu Shark Attack, Fango has reportedly spoken to the long time producer, Dale Bradley (hailing from New Zealand), who tackled his first job in Australia with "Malibu Shark Attack", a film dealing ... Read more...

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Urumqi crawls towards normalcy as China stresses stability

July 9th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (DPA) More traffic and shoppers returned to the streets of China's riot-hit city of Urumqi Thursday as thousands of paramilitary police patrolled. Markets and car parks were busier than Wednesday ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan qualifies 14th for Le Mans race

June 13th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Le Mans, June 13 (IANS) Driving for Kolles Audi team, Narain Karthikeyan, the former Formula One driver, qualified 14th on a grid of 55 cars for this weekend's Le Mans 24-hour race ... Read more...

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Noel Gallagher is against gigs in car-parking areas

May 15th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher has expressed his anger on promoters who book huge car parking areas as location for their gigs.Noel, who recently performed in Argentina, Chile and ... Read more...

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Hate preacher Abu Hamza’s sons involved in luxury car scam

April 9th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Radical Islamist preacher Abu Hamza's three sons face prison over a one million pound luxury car racket.Hamza's sons Hamza Kamel, 22, and Mohamed Mostafa, 27, ran the ... Read more...

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Brit builders dump traditional brew for posh lattes!

November 19th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Brit labourers are ditching their traditional cuppa for the upmarket coffee, a new survey has revealed.According to the study of 500 building trade workers, six out of ... Read more...

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Italians are crazy about wife swapping!

August 5th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London , Aug 5 (ANI): Think twice before you accept a dinner invitation from a loving Italian couple when holidaying in Italy , for along with dinner you might be served ... Read more...

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You may soon find parking space via laptops, mobiles

July 27th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): People in San Francisco may soon be able to find parking space via their laptops and mobile phones, thanks to a network of wireless sensors to be ... Read more...

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