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Shimla’s Ridge caves in again


August 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) A portion of the historic Ridge in front of the Gaiety Theatre caved in again Monday due to heavy rains, an official said.However, there is no ... Read more...

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Aussie Scientists Challenge ‘Big Bang’ Theory


August 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Australia have challenged the long lasting “Big Bang” theory. According to the “big bang” theory all the matters in the universe were sparsely populated before ... Read more...

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Scientists challenge Big Bang theory


August 21st, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) The beginning of the universe should not be ascribed to the Big Bang. It was more like water freezing into ice, say theoretical physicists from the ... Read more...

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Portion of China’s Great Wall collapses after rains


August 9th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A portion of the Great Wall of China collapsed following incessant rains, authorities said Thursday.The repair work was underway on the collapsed section in Hebei province's ... Read more...

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Goa to probe if excessive mining causing cracks in houses


July 26th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) After cracks developed in land and houses of a town in Goa, the state government has suspended mining in the area and ordered a detailed investigation ... Read more...

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Landslip threat forces Shimla’s heritage hotel to close


July 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) As land has slipped in the vicinity of its prime Britsh-era hotel in Shimla, a landmark in the Himachal Pradesh capital city, the Oberoi Group has ... Read more...

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Portion of Rajasthan University’s science wing collapses


July 5th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 5 (IANS) A portion of a three-storey building that housed the University of Rajasthan's science laboratories for research scholars collapsed here about an hour before the classes were ... Read more...

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Separate bedrooms led to Cruise-Holmes divorce


July 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) What caused Hollywood couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to separate? Separate bedrooms!Cruise' living quarters were on one side of a large communal area ... Read more...

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Garden of Shimla’s heritage hotel caves in


June 19th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The boundary wall and the garden of a hotel, a 1898 heritage building in the Himachal Pradesh capital, caved in early Tuesday because of an ... Read more...

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Chinese couple held for burying woman alive


May 24th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A Chinese couple has been detained after they got drunk and knocked down an elderly woman and later buried her alive.It was certain the woman was ... Read more...

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12-year-old Bihar boy cracks IIT-JEE


May 19th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 19 (IANS) A 12-and-a-half-year-old boy from Bihar has cracked the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE).Satyam Kumar of Bakhorapur village in Bhojpur district qualified ... Read more...

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Cracks among pilots, only one flight cancelled (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Cracks appeared among the striking Air India pilots Wednesday as some of them returned to work and the management said it expects more to follow.The ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cracks down on illegal workers after Indian’s death


May 15th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka has cracked down on foreigners working illegally after an Indian died while working in a steel plant, an official said here Tuesday.The Indian was ... Read more...

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‘Dostana 2′ to finally roll


April 27th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Director Tarun Mansukhani has reportedly cracked the plot and finally "Dostana 2" is set to roll in the middle of the year. The film is ... Read more...

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British spy planes grounded over safety fears


April 14th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) British air defence surveillance planes have been grounded amid safety fears, a media report said Saturday.Service chiefs ordered the RAF's ageing Boeing Sentry E-3D jets not ... Read more...

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Bees ’self-medicate’ when infected


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Honey bees "self-medicate" when their colony is infected with a harmful fungus, with the help of antifungal plant resins to ward off the invader, a study ... Read more...

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Post-quake homes start to crack


March 27th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Houses built and donated to Chinese homeless earthquake victims after their homes were damaged by a deadly quake are already falling apart, China Daily reported Tuesday.A ... Read more...

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Ahead of Holi, Delhi Police cracks down on drunk driving


March 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Continuing its crackdown on drunk driving in the capital, Delhi Police (Traffic) said Tuesday that 732 drivers were fined in five days till ... Read more...

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Pakistan dam develops cracks


February 21st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A committee will probe the cause behind cracks that have appeared in a dam in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region.Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly Speaker Wazir Baig Monday constituted ... Read more...

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Airbus finds a fix for their A380 wing cracks


January 28th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plane maker Airbus has announced that the company has found a simple fix for the superjumbo wing cracks. The problem seems to affect the A380 model of ... Read more...

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Mourinho evasive ahead of Barca tie


January 25th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho evaded all awkward questions in his pre-game conference ahead of Copa del Rey football quarter-final return leg against Barcelona.Mourinho's side travel ... Read more...

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Boy averts major train mishap in capital


January 15th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A young boy averted a major train mishap in the capital Sunday by alerting the authorities after noticing cracks in the railway tracks, an official ... Read more...

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Tips from Akram helped against India: Starc


January 14th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) Australia's young left-arm quick Mitchell Starc Saturday said tips from legendary Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram helped him to swing the ball well in the ... Read more...

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A quick-fix found for mobile phone cracks, scratches


January 11th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Mobile phones, iPads and iPhones often suffer cracks or scratches that are too small to detect, causing malfunction. Researchers have now come up with a new ... Read more...

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Villagers threatened by dam cracks in Pakistan-administered Kashmir


January 9th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) A reservoir dam of a mini hydel power project built with Chinese assistance in Pakistan-administered Kashmir has developed cracks threatening around 70 families living ... Read more...

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BJP, JD-U set for divorce in Uttar Pradesh?


December 29th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) Even as they sing the same tune nationally, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) appear set for a divorce in election-bound Uttar ... Read more...

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Dam issue: Will TN theatres shut Dec 15?


December 9th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) Two different associations of theatre owners in Tamil Nadu have sent out mixed signals on whether or not cinemas will be shut Dec 15 on the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s sovereignty must not be violated: Envoy


December 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan's sovereignty and independence should not be violated under any circumstances, Pakistan's Ambassador to China Masood Khan has said.Khan said Pakistan is committed to continuing cooperation ... Read more...

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Four killed in Delhi building collapse


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Four people, including three women, were killed when a four-storeyed building collapsed Saturday afternoon in west Delhi, a fire brigade official said. Some others were ... Read more...

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Women with breast implants alerted to cancer risk


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Tens of thousands of women in Britain who have had breast implants were urged to have medical check-ups amid fears they are at heightened risk of ... Read more...

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Jupiter’s moon Europa has a shallow lake


November 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have announced that they have the best evidence yet of water on Jupiter. In a new study which was published in the Nature journal, the scientists ... Read more...

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We were caught unawares by Anna stir: Khurshid


October 18th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said the government was caught unawares by the anti-corruption campaign led by Anna Hazare but had "learnt a lot" ... Read more...

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Passenger flight lands as windscreen cracks


October 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A passenger aircraft had to land in Karachi after its windscreen developed cracks.The Airbus A-310 was flying from Dubai to Peshawar when its windscreen developed some ... Read more...

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Westminster clock tower is leaning


October 9th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The Westminster clock tower is leaning and this is noticable from outside.Endless underground building works have been blamed for the tiny topple and civil engineers say ... Read more...

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Action Aid India helps quake-hit Sikkim victims


September 26th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Action Aid India, a non-government organisation whose members visited quake-hit Sikkim recently, has said there is need for immediate intervention as basic support is yet ... Read more...

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