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Mexico City to offer multimodal transit system cards


August 14th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) A new multimodal transit system card will allow riders to seamlessly pay for Metro and Metrobus service, said authorities.The Federal District Card, or TDF, will ... 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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Obama to visit victims of Batman movie shooting


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will travel to Aurora city in Colorado state to meet the families of victims of Friday's shooting incident where a man ... Read more...

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22 killed in Afghan suicide bombing


June 6th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a motorcycle-borne Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday in Afghanistan's Kandahar ... Read more...

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Seven gunned down in Pakistani shop


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least seven people, including two policemen, died Sunday after unidentified masked gunmen opened fire at a shop in Pakistan's Quetta city, officials said.The attack ... Read more...

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Russian jailed for 14 years for 2010 bombing


May 31st, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian man has been sentenced to 14 years in jail for organising a terror attack in September 2010 that killed 19 people in a ... Read more...

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Shanghai’s elderly population to soar


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 3 (IANS) Shanghai's elderly population, aged above 60, will increase to 4.3 million in the next three years, the city administration said.The Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber gunned down in Pakistan


April 27th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) A suicide bomber was shot dead and two of his companions sustained bullet injuries Thursday before they could attack a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Dinosaur fossil discovered in China


April 15th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Fossilized bones of a dinosaur have been discovered in China's Inner Mongolia region.The Bayan Nur city officials have invited experts to study the remains found by ... Read more...

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Shops, houses gutted in Bangladesh fire


March 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) At least 17 shops and six houses were Tuesday gutted in a fire in Bangladesh's Chittagong port city, officials said.The blaze at the Steel Mill Bazar ... Read more...

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10 dead, 12 wounded in Afghan airport bombing (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and a dozen others injured Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle near the gate ... Read more...

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Shanghai to crack down on sex determination clinics


February 25th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) Clinics offering illegal sex determination tests and gender-selective abortion in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai will face severe punishment, officials said.Clinics operating without licence will be ... Read more...

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Russian city tells Dante fans to talk to dead poet


January 30th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) St. Petersburg officials have denied re-registration to the city's branch of the world-renowned Dante Alighieri Society, insisting its members must seek permission from the ... Read more...

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Toll in Brazil building collapse rises to 17


January 28th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rescue workers have found the bodies of 17 people killed in the Jan 25 building collapse in Rio de Janeiro, authorities said Saturday.Officials ... Read more...

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Ed Ackerman involved in a demolition standoff


January 25th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Winnipeg, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police was involved in a standoff with a 54-year-old man for more than five hours after he tried to stop a demolition. Ed Ackerman climbed to ... Read more...

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Neighbors complain that a deaf couple is too loud


November 30th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A deaf couple in Germany decided to move away from their neighborhood after their neighbors complained that they were too loud. The two have lived in a ... Read more...

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Koblenz placed on alert after WWII bombs were found in the city


November 28th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Koblenz, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The entire town of Koblenz has been placed on the red after the discovery of British World War II bombs in the city. Officials have announced that ... Read more...

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Oxford City Council plans to install CCTV’s in taxis


November 16th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oxford, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers at the Oxford City Council have proposed a new surveillance system that will virtually travel with the residents. According to the new plan, new taxis will ... Read more...

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31 injured in Philippines quake


November 8th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Davao City (Philippines), Nov 8 (IANS) At least 31 people were injured and more than 80 houses destroyed after a magnitude 5.2 quake hit parts of southern Philippines late Monday, ... Read more...

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Hefty donation for quake victims found in Japanese toilet


October 28th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An anonymous donor left 40 million yen ($526,000) in a toilet in the administrative building of the northern Japanese city of Hachinohe, media reports said ... Read more...

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Scores arrested across US in ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests


October 15th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Scores of protesters against corporate greed were arrested as the "Occupy Wall Street movement" movement swelled across America leaving police struggling to corral or remove ... Read more...

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Harrisburg Pa. files for bankruptcy


October 12th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Harrisburg Pa., Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) City officials of Harrisburg have finally passed a municipal bankruptcy protection after months of debate. The city has been struggling with its finances and it is ... Read more...

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Hundreds injured after subway trains collide in Shanghai


September 28th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI (BNO NEWS) -- More than 270 people were injured on Tuesday afternoon when a subway train rear-ended another in Shanghai, the largest city in China, officials said. None are in a ... Read more...

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9/11 memorial in New York opens to public


September 13th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) The National September 11 Memorial here was opened to the public Monday, a decade after the 2001 terror attacks that brought down the World Trade ... Read more...

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Pilot arrested in Madrid for smuggling cocaine


August 24th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) An Aeromexico co-pilot was arrested at the Madrid-Barajas International Airport on charges that he smuggled 42 kg of cocaine into Spain on a flight from ... Read more...

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25 killed in Afghan bombings


July 28th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 25 people, including six militants, were killed Thursday in multiple blasts and a gun battle in a southern Afghan city, officials said.Another 35 people ... Read more...

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg to preside over gay wedding


July 8th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will officiate a gay marriage which will take place on the 24th of July. The marriage will be between ... Read more...

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Two dead, 13 hurt in Peshawar car blast (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) At least two people died and 13 were injured when a car blew up Thursday evening in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, officials said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Boston bans Segways


June 24th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boston, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in Boston plan to ban Segways from the city’s sidewalks. The Boston Herald says a bus tour has decided to sue the city officials for ... Read more...

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Japan to give radiation meters to kids near n-plant


June 14th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 14 (IANS) Japan officials would hand out radiation measuring devices to around 34,000 children near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, CNN reported Tuesday.Officials said this was part ... Read more...

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Four killed in Peshawar blast (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least four people were killed and many injured in a blast Thursday morning in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar, Xinhua reported.Police told Dunya TV the ... Read more...

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A school for ‘floating’ kids


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 2 (IANS) A school in a Shanghai suburb evokes an unusual charm among children as its special classrooms are built inside ship containers.These children of migrant workers, ... Read more...

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Jersey Shore’s shooting gets delayed in Italy


May 9th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The filming of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” in Itay hit a snag when the show’s permit was revoked in Florence. Reports say the show’s executives informed the cast ... Read more...

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Man U hijacks Udinese winger Sanchez


May 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Manchester United have made a dramatic late swoop to hijack Manchester City's deal to sign the highly-rated winger Alexis Sanchez for up to 26.5 million pounds. It is ... Read more...

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Surfing Madonna appears in Encinitas


April 28th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Encinitas, April 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of men dressed as construction workers with hard hats and uniforms installed a 10-foot square stained glass mosaic on the coast of Encinitas. The mosaic ... Read more...

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