Radisson Blue Resort to target Russian, South African tourists

March 8th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) With the number of European tourists going down owing to the economic downturn there, beach resort property Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay is now looking tapping ... Read more...

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Frenchwoman being held by Somali pirates rescued

September 12th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish armed forces rescued a Frenchwoman who was being held captive in the Indian Ocean by the pirates who murdered her husband last week, Defence ... Read more...

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Jatin Das, Dom Moraes capture Sweden’s summer of ‘88

June 23rd, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Word compositions by one of India's top poets, Dom Moraes, and lyrical lines by Jatin Das have come together to showcase "a summer in Sweden" ... Read more...

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Operation ‘Safe Homecoming’ picking up speed: MEA

March 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 5 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that the pace of evacuation of from Libya has been stepped up even further.It said that under its ... Read more...

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Kiwi man meets woman who found his message in bottle thrown 12yrs ago

January 30th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 30 (ANI): A Kiwi skipper has finally met the woman who discovered his message in a bottle that he had thrown into the remote Pacific Ocean on a round-the-world ... Read more...

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Murthy’s Catamaran not to exit SKS due to lock-in norm

October 26th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 26 (IANS) Catamaran Venture Fund, set up by Infosys Technologies Ltd chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy, will stay invested in the troubled SKS Microfinance Ltd due to the statutory lock-in period ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Enjoys On The Hawaii Waters

October 12th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Teen singing sensation, Justin Bieber, who has taken a break from work to celebrate the wedding of his guitarist accompanist, also made the most of the ... Read more...

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Boat made of plastic bottles completes Pacific tour

July 26th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): The Plastiki, a boat made out of 12,500 recycled plastic bottles, completed its tour after it docked at the Sydney Harbour.The boat spent four difficult months crossing the ... Read more...

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Police Cannot Explain Why Man Opened Fire

July 13th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Foster City, July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Foster City police authorities are still investigating the case of a man who opened fire this weekend and injured two people over an ... Read more...

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Boat Made Of Plastic Bottles Embarks On A Voyage From America To Australia

March 25th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A boat made of 12,000 plastic bottles has begun to go on an expedition from San Francisco to Sydney. The mission of the boat is ... Read more...

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Virgin Spacecraft’s Test Flight A Complete Success

March 24th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Mar 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Richard Branson, the British billionaire's dream of traveling into space is not far from being implemented. The first commercial spacecraft of the world took its ... Read more...

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Solar-powered boat prepares to circumnavigate the globe

February 26th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): The biggest solar-powered boat is all set to begin preparations to circumnavigate the globe.According to a report in The Times, the 31m (100ft) by 15m catamaran, PlanetSolar ... Read more...

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British explorer to set sail on plastic-bottle boat

March 10th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): British explorer, environmentalist, and celebrity David de Rothschild, is all set to go on an 11,000-mile (17,703-kilometer) journey across the Pacific Ocean at the end of March, ... Read more...

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American becomes first woman ever to swim the Atlantic Ocean

February 9th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): In a new record, an American aged 56 has become the first woman to swim the Atlantic Ocean, after propelling herself across thousands of miles of ocean ... Read more...

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Worlds longest journey by skateboard covered in 850 days!

November 27th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, November 27 (ANI): A 28-year-old Christchurch man may have created a Guinness World Record for the Longest Journey by Skateboard after travelling 12,159km. Rob Thomson completed his journey in two-and-a-half years. ... Read more...

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Arshad plays most ‘despicable’ guy in ‘Short Cut’

May 4th, 2008 - 9:29 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Funny man Arshad Warsi is upbeat about his forthcoming film "Short Cut", but says he plays one of the worst characters ever. "I've never played ... Read more...

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Human fat powered $3 m boat aims to set new speed record!

December 24th, 2007 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
New York, Dec 24 (ANI): A bio diesel speedboat powered in part by liposuctioned human fat will go around the world in a bid to set a new speed record.Pete Bethune will ... Read more...

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