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IAEA report on Parchin void of technical significance: Iran


August 31st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Friday that the report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the country's Parchin military base lacks "technical significance".... Read more...

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Chinese city installs 70 cameras to save lake


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) In a novel approach to prevent a lake from becoming a dumping ground of human waste by local residents, authorities in China's Guangdong province have installed ... Read more...

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Three killed, 11 missing after Afghan attack


April 26th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 26 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and 11 reported missing after a check post in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province was attacked by militants, said an official ... Read more...

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Judge ensures cleanup of Pakistan airport


March 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) A judge, who was taken aback at the sight of posters and banners of political groups at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, not only ordered ... Read more...

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Dubai to carry out beach cleaning drive


February 10th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 9 (IANS/WAM) Dubai municipality authorities will hold a massive cleaning drive at Al Mamzar beach Friday in a bid to collect garbage from the beachside and sea along ... Read more...

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18 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


November 21st, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 21 (IANS) Eighteen insurgents have been killed in Afghanistan's Nuristan province in a cleanup operation, an official said Monday."A joint cleanup operation was launched by Afghan Border Police, ... Read more...

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Clay locks carbon, promotes soil health


September 15th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) A low-cost and out-of-the-box solution that involves adding clay rich compost helps lock up carbon and promotes soil fertility."Traditional ways to lower carbon emission... include spreading ... Read more...

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E-waste growth gallops


September 13th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of tonnes of toxic e-waste - comprising discarded computers, refrigerators, mobile phones, TV sets and printers - are contaminating our air, oceans, fresh water, soil ... Read more...

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Stunt pilot dies in Kansas City


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas City, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A stunt pilot was killed instantly when his plane came flying downwards. The accident happened at the downtown Kansas City air show but the Missouri Department ... Read more...

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NATO helicopter crashes in Afghanistan


August 6th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) A military helicopter with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) crashed in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, Xinhua reported."An International Security Assistance Force helicopter crashed in ... Read more...

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17 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


May 1st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 1 (IANS) Seventeen insurgents, including a local Taliban commander, have been killed by Afghan soldiers during a four-day operation in the country's Badghis province, Xinhua reported.Badghis is ... Read more...

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TEPCO to cleanup radioactive debris from n-plant by July


April 25th, 2011 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) expects to complete its work to clean up the radioactive debris at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant by July, the ... Read more...

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Japan tsunami waves crush boats on US coast


March 12th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.12 (ANI): Tsunami waves from Japan's massive earthquake have damaged boats on the US West Coast and left one man missing after racing thousands of miles across the Pacific.Cindy Henderson, ... Read more...

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Runaway Armored Car Smashes Into Garage of Home


January 14th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A family in Dorset was shocked recently when a runaway military vehicle created a trail of devastation that ended in the garage of their home, just feet from ... Read more...

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Device speeds up cleaning of n-contaminated sites


January 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Researchers have built a device that will help speed up cleaning of radioactive contaminated sites. "This system will be able to provide accurate results in 15 minutes that ... Read more...

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78,000 tonnes of garbage collected from Three Gorges Dam


December 12th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 11 (IANS) Sanitation workers have collected 78,000 tonnes of garbage from China's Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydro-power project on the Yangtze river in the country's southeast. More than ... Read more...

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Will Courtney Love Shed Off Her Rock-star Behavior For Beau Andre Balazs?


November 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): American rock star Courtney Love is seemingly falling in love again with her off-on beau Andre Balazs. Their passionate kissing moment in a New York hotel ... Read more...

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Emergency declared after massive 7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Christchurch


September 4th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 4 (ANI): New Zealand's second largest city, Christchurch, was extensively damaged and emergency was declared early Saturday, after a massive 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the city causing widespread damage.Buildings ... Read more...

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Residents Clean Up Their Properties In Salt Lake City After Storm Ravages The Place


August 25th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Utah, Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The strong thunderstorm that had hit Salt Lake City and parts of Utah on Sunday made a mess of the traffic and power supply in ... Read more...

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Spike Lee Says, “Gulf Report A Lie”


August 9th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The US administration’s report that the oil spill mess has been cleaned up by 75% is being met with open trepidation. The BP ... Read more...

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Mayor Tom McMahon Warns Blighted Building Owners On Online “Wall Of Shame”


August 4th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Extremely adverse, deleterious and blighted building owners were warned by the Reading Mayor Tom McMahon on a new online "Wall Of Shame". The owners who were ... Read more...

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‘Oil-munching bacteria’ may clean hard-to-reach oil pockets of Gulf spill


August 4th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have used naturally occurring 'oil-munching bacteria' grown in labs to clean the hard-to-reach oil pockets that occur when oil mixes with sand and organic ... Read more...

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Cleanup Continues As Chinese Authorities Aim To Control Oil Spill


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Beijing, July 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As reports became abuzz that an oil spill at the Yellow Sea port of Dalian was gradually spreading and it was all set to pose ... Read more...

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Restaurant where Chelsea Clinton will have wedding rehearsal dinner in soup


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 22 (ANI): A server at Terrapin Restaurant, where Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea will have wedding rehearsal dinner, has filed a lawsuit against his bosses.Ex-waiter Christopher Jurowski, 30, says ... Read more...

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Obama Administration sends fourth bill to British Petroleum


July 14th, 2010 - 3:55 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Obama Administration on Tuesday sent the fourth bill to British Petroleum (BP) and other responsible parties for response and recovery operations related to the BP/Deepwater Horizon ... Read more...

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Despite tar balls, Florida beaches remain open to the public


July 11th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite several health concerns, most of the beaches at Florida remain open. This is indeed surprising, as tar balls have been found at the beaches.Concerns over the ... Read more...

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BP oil leak may be contained by Monday


July 10th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): The BP oil leak could be completely contained as early as Monday if a new tighter cap can be fitted over the blown-out well. The news that the ... Read more...

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US will use everything to stop oil epidemic: Obama


June 16th, 2010 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (DPA) President Barack Obama said Tuesday the US government would do everything needed to revive the Gulf Coast from the worst oil disaster in US history. In his first ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift’s Straightened Hair Shines At CMT Awards


June 11th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Country star Taylor Swift didn't win any awards at this year's Country Music Television (CMT) Awards held in Nashville, but she still managed to show off her shiny new hair ... Read more...

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Kevin Costner presents ‘a partial solution’ to Gulf oil spill


June 10th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 10 (ANI): Actor Kevin Costner has said that he has 'a partial solution' to the Gulf oil spill disaster.Costner testified in Washington before a House Energy and Environment subcommittee ... Read more...

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7 killed in Dundee tornado


June 7th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dundee has been rocked by a devastating tornado in which the furious wind had speed of up to 135 mph.The storm struck early on Monday, and officials said that the ... Read more...

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Feds to launch criminal inquiry into BP


June 2nd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Obama administration has announced that it has started criminal investigations into the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Obama administration has come ... Read more...

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BP’s woes continue: New Giant oil plume found in the Gulf


May 28th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gulf of Mexico, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers using the University of South Florida College of Marine Science's Weatherbird II vessel has discovered a huge new plume in the Gulf ... Read more...

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BREAKING: BP ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Says ‘Top Kill’ Method Has Stopped Oil Leak


May 27th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A wire which was read by Fox News from the United States Coast Guard has stated that the 'Top Kill' method which they had used in an attempt ... Read more...

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Oil Leak: BP To Attempt Unprecedented ‘Containment Dome Box’


May 5th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although submersible robots which were controlled remotely were able to successfully put a valve over the end of a pipe which was leaking oil, it has not yet ... Read more...

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