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Hamilton surprised by Monza pole


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton was surprised to take pole position for the Italian Grand Prix because he felt he had driven a poor lap.Hamilton's ... Read more...

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Sharjah launches taxi service for disabled


September 8th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 7 (IANS/WAM) In a move to reach out to the people with special needs, the Sharjah Transport Corporation (STC) has unveiled a special taxi service for them.The new ... Read more...

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Noisy Reid scares neighbours


September 7th, 2012 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Cage fighter Alex Reid made a lot of noise and was arrested for breaking into the house he shares with fiancee Chantelle Houghton.The couple, who have ... Read more...

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Russian gets compensated for train rush hour problems


September 5th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A man in Russia's Siberia region got 7,500 rubles ($230) in compensation for "moral damage" that he had suffered during a rush hour train ride, RIA ... Read more...

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French car sales drop


September 4th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 4 (IANS) Car sales in France were down 11.4 percent in August as the country's economic woes kept consumers from spending on cars, French car sales federation CCFA ... Read more...

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China donates 45 vehicles to Mauritius Police


September 1st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port Louis, Sep 1 (IANS) The Mauritius Police on Friday received 45 vehicles as a donation from the Chinese government, officials said.The vehicles including five mini-buses, five buses, 10 all ... Read more...

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Ford India logs six percent sales growth in August


September 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Ford India registered six percent sales growth in August as compared to figures logged during the like period of 2011.The Indian subsidiary of US auto major ... Read more...

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US factory orders rise


September 1st, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) New orders for US manufactured goods rose 2.8 percent in July, indicating that the US manufacturing sector was gaining momentum, the US Department of Commerce reported. ... Read more...

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586 killed in Himachal road accidents this year


August 30th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) More than 580 people have died in over 1,600 incidents of road accidents this year in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said. State ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi to produce Pajero Sport in Russia in 2013


August 30th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's Mitsubishi Motors plans to start production of its Pajero Sport car in Russia starting next year.Mitsubishi Motors President Osamu Masuko said the new vehicle ... Read more...

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US issues fuel efficiency standards for cars, trucks


August 29th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) The US government has finalized record high standards to double fuel efficiency for cars and trucks by 2025.Under the new standards, fuel efficiency will increase to ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant: 16 cars made on second day


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 22 (IANS) The first lot of 16 cars was manufactured on the second day of the reopening of Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as more workers ... Read more...

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Two killed as train derails in US


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Two young women were killed in a massive train derailment in the US state of Maryland, which crushed several vehicles and closed nearby streets, media ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant reopens after 34-day shutdown


August 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Production restarted at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant Tuesday under heavy security more than a month after violence and rioting led to a shutdown of the ... Read more...

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German farmer showers trance fans with manure


August 21st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A furious German farmer poured manure on a group of trance music fans who organised an improvised open air festival on his land but did ... Read more...

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Neither BJP nor Congress will get majority in 2014: Mulayam


August 18th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday said that neither the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nor the Congress would get a majority in the ... Read more...

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Fame can tear people apart: Bieber


August 17th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber says the moment one starts acting famous, he or she starts losing it."In general, fame can tear you apart, so you can ... Read more...

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Britain’s auto manufacturing picks up


August 17th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain manufactured 129,000 vehicles in July, posting a growth of 20.2 percent year-on-year, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. While ... Read more...

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Maruti worker sent to police custody for 5 days


August 16th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 16 (IANS) Maruti worker Jiyalal, the main accused in the violence at the car maker's Manesar plant July 18, was Thursday sent to police custody for five days ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki to resume operations at Manesar soon


August 14th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 14 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki would announce Thursday resumption of production at its Manesar plant, a top company official said.The top management had a meeting with Haryana government ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz recalls 127 cars in China


August 14th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Mercedes-Benz China will recall 127 units of G500 and G55 AMG models sold in China in order to fix a problem with the vehicles' airbags, the ... Read more...

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Carly Rae Jepsen announces album title and its release date


August 9th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fans of Carly Rae Jepsen need not worry anymore about singing her same hits on and on. Carly announced recently about releasing her new album ... Read more...

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Yamuna Expressway opens, cutting Delhi-Agra run to 150 minutes


August 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The drive to Taj Mahal from New Delhi should take no more than two-and-a-half hours now with the inauguration of the Yamuna Expressway Thursday -- a ... Read more...

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Industrial production in Spain falls


August 9th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 9 (IANS) Industrial production in Spain fell by 6.9 percent between June 2011 and June 2012, the Spanish Statistical Institute (INE) reported. According to the industrial production index, ... Read more...

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Bynes accused of hit and run case again!


August 7th, 2012 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (IANS)Actress Amanda Bynes has been accused of a hit and run case for the third time in three months.A Los Angeles woman, Kisa, filed police report, ... Read more...

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Brooklyn sinkhole tries to swallow cars


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brooklyn, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A sinkhole in Brooklyn has hit the news for trying to swallow cars. Brooklyn town has not been known in the past for having disastrous oddities such ... Read more...

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Police : Vt. Farmer crushed cops cars with tractors


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newport, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An incident occurred recently at Newport on 2nd August that astonished not only the sheriffs but the residents as well. A 34 year old farmer, Roger Pion ... Read more...

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Indian roller skater breaks world record


July 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) An 11-year-old Indian boy broke a world record by flattening himself enough to skim under poles just 6.75 inches from the ground, Daily Mail reported Friday.At ... Read more...

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Force India optimistic about chances in Hungarian GP


July 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 24 (IANS) Sahara Force India is optimistic about the rest of the Formula One season at the halfway mark and wants to strengthen their position in the championship ... Read more...

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Man banned from driving for 56 years


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) An Australian motorist has been banned from driving for 56 years after he was caught driving a stolen car at high speed through Sydney's suburbs and ... Read more...

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Maruti announces indefinite lockout at Manesar plant


July 21st, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki Saturday said production at its Manesar plant will not resume till the causes of Wednesday's violence are fully investigated."There is indefinite lockout at ... Read more...

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Don’t spare the rich, remove black films from cars: SC


July 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday pulled up the Delhi Police for sparing the rich in the enforcement of its order to remove black films from the ... Read more...

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Car thief’s wife fired from Russian Police


July 17th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A female police officer in St. Petersburg was kicked out of the force after her husband was found in possession of five stolen cars ... Read more...

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Afghan education minister survives assassination bid


July 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 15 (IANS/WAM) A day after an Afghan lawmaker was killed in a suicide blast, Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid survived an assassination attempt Sunday after a bomb targeted ... Read more...

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Road fatalities fall in Abu Dhabi


July 12th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 11 (IANS/WAM) Number of human deaths as a result of being hit by vehicles have fallen by 19.5 percent to 33 in the first half of 2012 ... Read more...

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