World’s oldest plant brought back to life

August 23rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders of this world will never cease. It is alleged to be true that one of the oldest plants had withered and it nearly came into ... Read more...

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Massive fire in Dubai perfume factory

August 23rd, 2012 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS) A major perfume factory in Dubai was gutted in a huge fire Wednesday along with four warehouses, according to media reports. There were, however, no casualties ... Read more...

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Teen drowns in unauthorised swimming pool

August 20th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A 17-year-old drowned in a swimming pool here, police said Monday, adding that the owner of the swimming pool has been arrested.Raja, resident of west ... Read more...

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Wonder why doctors leave scissors in gut?

August 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Ever wonder why extremely capable surgeons leave scissors in the patient's gut, after successfully concluding a difficult operation? It's not carelessness but failure of ... Read more...

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Nearly 200 dead in Nepal accidents this year

July 15th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 190 people have been killed and 629 injured in 68 reported highway accidents in Nepal this year, according to Xinhua.Traffic police said more than ... Read more...

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UP officials told to improve law, order

July 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Javed Usmani Saturday directed police and administrative officials to spruce up law and order.He said officials should be available to listen to ... Read more...

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Students slam ‘unethical journalism’ over Assam molestation

July 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A group of students have slammed "unethical journalism" after some television channels showed the entire footage of a young woman being publicly stripped in Guwahati ... Read more...

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Bloomers in Hillary’s gift raises hackles

May 9th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) A mat presented by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with two lines from a song of Rabindranath ... Read more...

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Ahead of Holi, Delhi Police cracks down on drunk driving

March 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Continuing its crackdown on drunk driving in the capital, Delhi Police (Traffic) said Tuesday that 732 drivers were fined in five days till ... Read more...

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Haryana town hit by Hepatitis-C

February 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Authorities in Haryana have rushed doctors and medicines to Ratia town in Fatehabad district following the outbreak of Heptitis-C disease in the past fortnight.Hundreds of people ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bhopal like hazards growing in urban centres, warn activists

December 3rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 3 (IANS) Indians have not learnt a lesson or two from the terrible, man-made Bhopal gas disaster 27 years ago, speakers at a seminar here asserted Saturday and ... Read more...

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15 killed in Afghanistan road accident

November 12th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 12 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed Saturday in a road accident involving a bus, a car and two motorcycles in Afghanistan's Helmand province, police said."A passenger ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi government over schoolboy’s injury

November 2nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state government on an NGO's complaint that school authorities had failed to ensure timely treatment for ... Read more...

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130 workers faint in Cambodia

October 25th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 130 garment workers were hospitalised Monday in Cambodia's Kampong Speu province as they fainted after inhaling insecticide, Xinhua reported Tuesday.The incident occurred at ... Read more...

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India needs comprehensive plan to fight terror: Pakistani daily

September 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) India needs a comprehensive plan to fight terrorism, including schemes to deradicalise society, said a Pakistani daily Friday following a massive bombing in Delhi that left ... Read more...

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Sunken ship’s officials held, released on bail (Lead)

August 6th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Within hours of their arrest, a court here Saturday granted bail to two top officials of cargo vessel MT Rak Carrier, which sank off Mumbai harbour ... Read more...

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PM’s reaction bizarre, unexpected: BJP

June 6th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement justifying the crackdown against yoga guru Baba Ramdev, terming it "unfortunate, unexpected, ... Read more...

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Relations with DMK good: Azad

June 6th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Even as former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi blames New Delhi for his daughter Kanimozhi's arrest, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said relations with ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi blames centre for Kanimozhi’s arrest

June 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) DMK chief and former Tamil Nadu chief minster M. Karunanidhi has blamed the central government for his daughter Kanimozhi's arrest in the 2G spectrum scam case.Speaking ... Read more...

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Tuberculosis kills 68,000 Pakistanis every year

March 20th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Tuberculosis kills 68,000 people in Pakistan every year as an untreated patient transfers the disease to 10-15 people, a senior official said.The country has 700,000 tuberculosis ... Read more...

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Jabalpur civic official does sit-ups to seek ‘forgiveness’

February 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jabalpur, Feb 15 (IANS) A civic official Tuesday did sit-ups holding his ears and asked for "forgiveness" as he could not do much for victims of a boat capsize in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan concerned over Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s detention in India (Lead, superseding earlier story)

February 14th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik Sunday directed the country's envoy in India to extend consular support to singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who was detained at New ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama blames Karmapa aide for cash, land scam

February 7th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday gave a clean chit to Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, whose public trusts have been accused of a land scam and illegally ... Read more...

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‘JuD clear example of banned outfit working under new name in Pak Punjab’

February 7th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 7(ANI): The Sunni Ittehad Council, a religious organization in Pakistan, has said that Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) remains a clear example of a banned outfit working under a different name under the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mark Sanchez Caught On Tape With Finger Up His Nose

January 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Jets lost the game on Sunday to the Pittsburgh Steelers, but that did not stop the press from training their cameras on them. ... Read more...

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CPI-M failed to generate employment in Bengal: Mamata

December 12th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday slammed West Bengal's ruling Marxists for failing to generate employment during their 33-year regime and alleged that they ... Read more...

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Equatorial Guinea,Nigerian footballers caught up in gender row

November 27th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): To field one man in a women's football team may be regarded as unfortunate. To field two looks like carelessness, or blatant cheating.This is the accusation levelled at Equatorial ... Read more...

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Seven killed as bomb explodes in Bihar (Second Lead)

November 21st, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 21 (IANS) At least seven people, mostly children, were killed and around half a dozen seriously injured Sunday morning when a cylinder bomb exploded at Pachokhar village in Bihar's Aurangabad ... Read more...

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MCD never formed panel to check unsafe buildings: RTI activist

November 17th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The 67 people who perished in a building collapse in east Delhi Monday could perhaps have been saved if the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) ... Read more...

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Death toll rises to 67 in New Delhi building collapse

November 16th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll has risen to 67 with at least 130 people being injured after a four-story building collapsed in New Delhi, India on Monday, officials ... Read more...

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Blame game in midst of building collapse tragedy

November 16th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) As the magnitude of the east Delhi building collapse tragedy unfolded Tuesday, the blame game too began. While the owner is on the run, the Delhi ... Read more...

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Toll in Delhi building collapse rises to 64, rescue work still on

November 16th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): The toll in the East Delhi house collapse mounted to 64 this morning even as scores of rescue workers were working to pull out people still trapped ... Read more...

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Waldorf-Astoria Sued By Plymouth Couple Over Bedbugs

November 5th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For Plymouth Couple David Drabicki and Christine Drabicki a stay at the well known Waldorf Astoria of New York turned out to be a nightmarish experience. ... Read more...

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Police Clear Eva Longoria Parker Of Wrongdoing

November 1st, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Eva Longoria Parker’s rather expensive BMW X5 had been involved in a car crash on Hollywood Boulevard last week. She had apparently crashed into ... Read more...

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“Spider-Man” Musical Actor Kevin Aubin Breaks His Wrist

October 31st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, an actor and dancer who doubles as Spider-Man in "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" , a coming Broadway musical, has been badly injured. ... Read more...

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