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Oregon man is converting a 727 Jet Into a dream home


June 4th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plane enthusiast Bruce Campbell is now converting an out-of-service grounded Boeing 727-200 aircraft into his dream home in Oregon’s forest. Campbell claims that he loves living in ... Read more...

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Drinking water scare in Chinese city after industrial pollution


January 28th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Authorities in China have swooped into action to monitor drinking water safety more closely after cadmium pollution, caused by a mining firm, has been found downstream ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bees on a Yakutia Airline flight to Moscow creates panic


August 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Passengers in a Moscow-bound flight were given a scare when bees on the plane went on the loose. Daily Mail reports that two swarms of the insects ... Read more...

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Braless LiLo arrives for community service in see-through top


May 4th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan reportedly went braless in a see-through top at the Los Angeles Women's Center as part of her court-ordered community serviceOn the first day of the ... Read more...

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Manipuri youth held with banned substance worth Rs.2 crore


April 4th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Manipuri youth linked with an northeast militant group was arrested here with 200 kg of ephedrine, a banned substance used in manufacturing stimulants such ... Read more...

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Sendai’s homeless fear new quake


March 14th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Sendai (Japan), March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After a sleepless night on cardboard boxes in ravaged Sendai's drafty night shelters, thousands of the newly homeless Monday woke to the threat ... Read more...

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Recycled cereal boxes pose no health risk, says UK food safety watchdog


March 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A UK food safety watchdog has said that the recycled cardboard boxes used for foods, such as breakfast cereals, pose no health risk.The Food Standards Agency (FSA) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thriller ‘Yudham Sei’ is value for money (Tamil Movie Review)


February 6th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvindan DI Film: "Yudham Sei"; Cast: Cheran, Deepa Shah, Jayaprakash, Y. Gee Mahendran, Lakshmi Ramakrishnan and others; Director: Myshkin; Producer: Kalpathi S. Agoram; Music Director: K; Ratings: *** Myshkin has come out ... Read more...

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Cold and shelterless, they hope New Year heralds better times


January 1st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Swanky cars zipped past, fancy hotels were full of glitter, nattily dressed people flocked to pubs, lounges and restaurants in the capital this New Year's Eve but ... Read more...

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Two, including woman, arrested for selling arms


November 13th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Two people, including a woman, were arrested for allegedly selling semi-automatic weapons and ammunition to criminals in Delhi and the National Capital Region, police said Friday.Zainab Nisha, ... Read more...

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Sir Ed’s historic ice axe lies neglected in museum corner


June 13th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 13 (ANI): Sir Edmund Hillary's ice axe, used by him in his historic ascent of Mt Everest, is lying neglected in a museum stairwell next to cardboard boxes and coffee ... Read more...

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Where clocks have frozen in remembrance of Ataturk (IANS Travel - With Images)


May 25th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Narayan Istanbul, May 25 (IANS) That was the bed he spent his last moments on, the glass cabinet full of medicine bottles stands just as it did then, and the clocks ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Alfalfa sprouts being recalled because of salmonella outbreak


May 23rd, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A nationwide recall of alfalfa sprouts has been announced because of salmonella outbreak. According to reports, around 20 people have fallen sick in over 10 ... Read more...

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Simple motor actions help recall emotional experiences


March 9th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Simple motor actions like moving marbles upward or downward between two cardboard boxes might seem meaningless to many. But a new study shows that such actions can partly ... Read more...

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Warehouse fire kills two in Delhi


February 18th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A fire in a warehouse early Thursday killed two people in Delhi's Shastri Nagar area. A fire department official said: "The incident occurred at 5.15 a.m. A godown ... Read more...

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Prince William nearly run over as he slept on London street


December 23rd, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Britain's Prince William was nearly run over by a road sweeper vehicle when he spent the night sleeping rough in minus four degrees celsius for a charity ... Read more...

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Prince William experiences being homeless on London street


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 23 (ANI): Prince William spent a rough night on the streets of London to experience the appalling conditions faced by the country's homeless.The second in line to the British ... Read more...

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Defence Ministry has got nine boxes of medals from ex servicemen


December 14th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday revealed in the Lok Sabha that his ministry has received nine cardboard boxes of medals returned by ex service men ... Read more...

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Protesting war veterans return nine cartons of gallantry medals


December 9th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) War veterans and ex-servicemen have returned nine cartons of gallantry medals to the defence ministry as a sign of protest against their demand of "one rank one ... Read more...

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Scientists create green packing foams from potato starch


October 5th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Packaging foams like those that keep computer monitors firmly in place inside cardboard boxes could be made with eco-friendly starch from potatoes, wheat or corn, instead of from ... Read more...

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Nude Jackie Kennedy pic found among Andy Warhol’s possessions


August 21st, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): A nude picture of former US First Lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis has been discovered in the pile of King of Pop Art Andy Warhol's possessions.The snap, which apparently ... Read more...

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Jacko ‘child-proofed’ hotel rooms with cardboard boxes fearing kids’ safety


July 4th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): Michael Jackson was so obsessed about the safety of his children that he "child-proofed" hotel rooms with cardboard boxes, and inspected every meal before letting them to ... Read more...

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Eccentric Brit man dies in tunnel labyrinth he made from home rubbish


January 8th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A 74-year-old Brit man was found dead inside the labyrinth of tunnels he had built from rubbish in his home.Gordon Stewart is believed to have died of ... Read more...

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Unchecked boxes at parking lots, could they be bombs? (Fourth in a series on how safe is the Indian capital)


December 9th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Deftly manoeuvring my car, I squeezed it inside a packed parking lot in the capital's busy Nehru Place commercial complex. My eyes fell on rows of motorcycles ... Read more...

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Bihar police find three bodies in train from Mumbai (Lead)


October 9th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The bodies of three people, including a six-month-old child, were found in the parcel van of a passenger train from Mumbai by railway police in Muzaffarpur town of ... Read more...

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Bihar police find three bodies in train from Mumbai


October 9th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The bodies of three people, including a six-month-old child, were found in the parcel van of a passenger train from Mumbai by railway police in Muzaffarnagar town of ... Read more...

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Sugar coating used to make waterproof paper and cardboard containers


August 14th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, August 14 (ANI): Organic chemists have developed a new coating from sugarcane, which can be used to make totally recyclable waterproof paper and cardboard containers. According to a report by ABC ... Read more...

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Scientists create waterproof paper out of sugarcane waste


August 14th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 14 (IANS) Brisbane biotechnologists have found a way to utilise cellulose in unused sugarcane plant material to produce waterproof papers and industrial cardboards. Fully recyclable, waterproof paper board could reduce ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Australian police defend closing Perth airport


May 4th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
DPA Sydney, May 4 (DPA) Australian authorities Sunday defended their decision to shut Perth's international airport terminal for 12 hours after a security alert that proved unfounded. The terminal was cleared Saturday after ... Read more...

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