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UAE-China trade grows nearly 400 percent


September 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) Trade between the UAE and China has increased five-fold in the past 10 years, achieving a growth rate of a whopping 395 percent to $15.65 ... Read more...

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Actor Rock fought with thieves on movie set


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Dwayne Johnson aka Rock reportedly had a one-on-one fight with burglars on the sets of his upcoming film "The Fast And Furious 6".The former wrestler ... Read more...

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Shyamal-Bhumika recreate royalty on LFW ramp


August 6th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Royalty was recreated at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 here Monday as designer duo Shyamal and Bhumika showcased their collection titled "Maharaja". The line was ... Read more...

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China builds train link to ’sea of death’


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) China has finished constructing a railway link to a lake that is known as the "sea of death" due to its high salt content, a ... Read more...

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12 plants closed in China after lead found in kids’ blood


July 8th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Twelve industrial plants in eastern China's Jiangxi province were temporarily shut down Sunday after more than a dozen children were found to have excessive levels of ... Read more...

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Fox shares childhood photos online


July 8th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox has posted pictures from her youth on social networking site Facebook and asked fans to admire her braces and sunburn."I encourage ... Read more...

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4,000-year-old tomb found in Egypt


May 29th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 29 (IANS/AKI) Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old tomb in Egypt that contains a sarcophagus inscribed with ancient funeral texts as well as ritual objects."It is the first time ... Read more...

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Emerson Climate eyes 1.5-tonne split-AC compressor segment


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) After starting supplies of scroll compressors for two-tonne split air-conditioners, Emerson Climate Technologies (India) Ltd is now looking at the 1.5-tonne segment, an official said Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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Chile’s copper exports soar


May 8th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 8 (IANS/EFE) Chile's copper exports totaled $3.58 billion in April, up 57.3 percent from the $2.27 billion posted in the same month last year, the Central Bank said.Exports ... Read more...

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Nine Peru miners rescued


April 12th, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 12 (IANS) Nine miners who were trapped underground for seven days in Peru were rescued early Wednesday, authorities said.President Ollanta Humala said "mission accomplished" as he greeted them ... Read more...

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1,500 kg gold from discarded phones?


March 29th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Believe it or not, 1,500 kg of gold, one million kg of copper and 30,000 kg of silver can be extracted from the 100 million discarded ... Read more...

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Mumbai businessman offers silver throne for Shirdi Saibaba (With Image)


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), March 23 (IANS) On the occasion of Gudi Padva, the Maharashtrian New Year, a Mumbai businessman offered a donation of a 40-kg silver throne for Saibaba here Friday.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US President wants cheaper pennies and nickels


February 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama is seeking the permission to mint cheaper pennies and nickels. The President has petitioned US lawmakers to give him the permission to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hindalco Industries quarterly net profit drops 2 percent


February 9th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Hindalco Industries Ltd Thursday posted a decline of 2 percent in net profit at Rs.450.7 crore for the quarter ended Dec 31 against Rs.460.34 crore ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, Jindal Saw sign pact for Rs.1,500 crore project


January 5th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) State-owned Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Ltd. (RIICO) Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with Jindal Saw Ltd. for a Rs.1,500 crore project for ... Read more...

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Scientists: Impossible crystals come from space


January 4th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists were left wondering how some crystals were found in nature because they are possible to be made only in the lab. Quasicrystals comes in between crystals ... Read more...

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US copper thieves steal sword at Abraham Lincoln’s tomb


November 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities say thieves have stolen the copper sword that was attached to the statue of former US President Abraham Lincoln. Detectives say the thieves cut the sword ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Businessman’s son kidnapped


October 19th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 18 (IANS) The nine-year-old son of a prominent industrialist here was kidnapped by unidentified men Tuesday, police said.Parsh Jain, a class 3 student of Dewan Public ... Read more...

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Ancient copper sword discovered in China


October 1st, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) A copper sword dating back to over 2,200 years has been discovered in eastern China, a media report said Saturday.The design and shape of the sword ... Read more...

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Ancient Persian cairn wall found in Iran


August 29th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) A cairn wall belonging to the Parthian Empire (247 BC - 224 AD) in ancient Persia was discovered in northern Iran.A coin and a copper artifact ... Read more...

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RBI to issue new coins


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Three weeks after the 25 paise coins were withdrawn from circulation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday announced it will introduce new coins in five ... Read more...

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Bacteria resistant stainless steel developed


July 20th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) A new bacteria resistant steel developed by a British university is likely to be useful in hospitals and other places to prevent the spread of bacterial ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mineral output slumps 14.5 percent in April


July 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Mineral production declined 14.52 percent in April compared to the preceding month due to sharp drop in the output of coal, bauxite and copper, official ... Read more...

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Norilsk: Russia’s most polluted city in 2010


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The city of Norilsk in the Siberian Arctic region was Russia's most polluted city in 2010 with annual industrial emission of two million tonnes, the ... Read more...

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Copper wins out in battle against MRSA


April 5th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Anti-microbial copper can effectively prevent the spread of antibiotic-resistant organisms, such as MRSA, in hospitals, according to an experiment.The experiment from a laboratory at the University of Southampton ... Read more...

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Banana peel an excellent water purifier


March 10th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) The humble banana has uses beyond the realm of beauty remedies. Its peels can be used as an excellent water purifier, decontaminating drinking water of toxic ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

10 arrested for stealing, buying six tonnes of copper


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Five people were arrested for robbing a truck carrying six tonnes of copper and five others were held for purchasing the stolen property, police said ... Read more...

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UAE releases silver commemorative coins


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 22 (IANS/WAM) The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is issuing silver coins to mark 50 years of archaeological excavations in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The ... Read more...

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1,200-year-old royal tomb found in Peru


January 20th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) The 1,200-year-old tomb of a ruler of the pre-Incan Sican culture has been found in Peru's Lambayaque region, an official said."It's an individual seated on a litter, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Zambia seeks Indian investment in agriculture, IT


December 8th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Promising tax rebates, Zambia Wednesday sought Indian investment in a host of sectors, including agriculture, construction, mining and IT.Zambia's envoy here identified education, heavy engineering and pharmaceuticals as ... Read more...

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National Dog Show Winner Clooney Surprises His Handler


November 26th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A copper hued Irish setter called Clooney emerged the winner of the 2010 National Dog show which was sponsored by Purina. The event was aired on ... Read more...

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King Solomon’s copper-and-gold palaces ‘may have existed’


November 25th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Amman, Nov 25 (ANI): A UCSD professor of anthropology has uncovered evidence that suggests that King Solomon's splendid, copper- and gold-adorned palaces - as described in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) - ... Read more...

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Rescued Chilean miners struggling to adjust to life above ground


October 24th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): It seems rescued Chilean miners are finding it tough to live a normal life, with many of them still grappling with mental and physical problems.One of them rescued ... Read more...

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Explosion in Chinese mine kills 20, over 30 trapped


October 16th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 16(ANI): An explosion in a Chinese coal mine has killed 20 workers and trapped over 30 underground in Yuzhou City.According to Xinhua news agency, the blast happened at about 6 ... Read more...

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Gang of metal thieves busted


October 13th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A gang which specialized in stealing copper, aluminium and brass from factories in the Indian capital has been busted, police said Wednesday.The gang was blamed for 10 ... Read more...

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