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19 die in China lift crash


September 13th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) As many as 19 people were killed Thursday when their lift crashed from the 30th floor of an apartment building being constructed in China's Hubei province, ... Read more...

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Four killed in combat chopper crash in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people were killed when a Mi-35 combat helicopter crashed in a mountain in southwestern Russia's Dagestan region.The four were found dead at ... Read more...

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MiG-29 crashes in Siberia


September 7th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Air Force MiG-29 fighter crashed Thursday near Chita in Siberia region, killing the pilot, the defence ministry said.The plane crashed near Domna airport, ... Read more...

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Russian priest assaults women in road rage


September 6th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Orthodox priest assaulted two women pensioners in a road rage in St. Petersburg, police said."I didn't expect he would hit me. The force ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in US air show crash


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A plane performing at an air show in the US crashed and exploded, killing the pilot in front of thousands of spectators, CNN reported Sunday.The crash ... Read more...

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Levitt injured, gets 31 stitches


August 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt was injured on the sets of a movie when the stunt he was performing went wrong and had to receive 31 stitches.The ... Read more...

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Electric tricycles kill 17 in Shanghai


August 7th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 7 (IANS) Electric tricycles and mopeds, provided by the government for handicapped people here in the Chinese business hub, have led to the death of at least 17 ... Read more...

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Mumbai woman killed in US bus accudent


August 4th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 4 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman dentist from Mumbai, who was also a graduate student at the University of Missouri, was the lone passenger killed in a crash of ... Read more...

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16 pilgrims killed after truck falls into gorge in India


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
KASHMIR, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Sixteen Hindu worshipers were killed when their truck fell into a gorge in Kashmir, India late Thursday, according to reports. Another sixteen were injured.The truck was carrying ... Read more...

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Three die as BMW crashes in tunnel


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) A man and two women were killed when their BMW crashed in a tunnel in Shanghai. The driver survived as he was wearing a seat belt, ... Read more...

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12 die in Brunei chopper crash


July 21st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bandar Seri Begawan, July 21 (IANS) Twelve people were killed when an air force helicopter crashed in Brunei, the country's defence ministry said Saturday. There were two survivors.The ministry said ... Read more...

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Truck driver dies in crash after running down cyclist


July 15th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A 25-year-old truck driver was killed when he crashed his vehicle into a container when he was trying to flee after mowing down a cyclist, ... Read more...

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De Villota crash shook team up, says Pic


July 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Charles Pic says the crash in testing that left Marussia test driver Maria de Villota critically injured had a powerful effect on ... Read more...

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Four killed in Russian chopper crash


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people have been confirmed dead after a helicopter crashed near an airfield in Russia's Far East Yakutia region, UTair airlines said ... Read more...

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Young BMX rider dies after crash


July 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Riga (Latvia), July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 17-year-old Latvian freestyle BMX rider has died of injuries sustained in a crash during a competition here, organisers said Sunday.Arturs Grikis fell from ... Read more...

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20 die in China explosion


June 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 14 injured Friday in a massive blast triggered by oil that leaked from a truck in south China's Guangdong province, authorities ... Read more...

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Did Lindsay Lohan lie to the police about her accident?


June 12th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US actress Lindsay Lohan, who is currently involved in the shooting of the film 'Liz & Dick', a biopic of the late Dame Elisabeth Taylor, apparently ... Read more...

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Lohan sued after car accident


June 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 12 (IANS) Actor Lindsay Lohan has been sued for her involvement in a car accident last week.The troubled actress was travelling on the Pacific Coast Highway ... Read more...

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Why we should all be walking backwards for our health (The Funny Side - IANS has introduced a weekly column by Hong Kong-based humour writer Nury Vittachi)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Want to get ahead? Just back up. The ancient Chinese tradition of walking backwards for health is spreading like wildfire around the world. More than 20 countries have set up ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon lands in Bath city centre


June 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bath, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hot air balloon dramatically crash-landed near a Bath city centre road after completing a flight as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The pilot claimed ... Read more...

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Son of Formula One idol unharmed after crash


June 4th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Geraldo Piquet, the eldest son of three-time Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet, walked away unharmed after his race truck flipped and exploded in ... Read more...

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Nigerian plane with 153 aboard crashes


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 3 (IANS) A Nigerian airplane carrying 153 passengers and crew crashed Sunday in the densely populated former capital of Lagos, CNN reported quoting a state rescue official.The Dana ... Read more...

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Large cargo plane crashes in Ghanaian capital, casualties feared


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:27 am ICT by BNO News
ACCRA, GHANA (BNO NEWS) -- A large cargo plane crashed in the Ghanaian capital of Accra on early Saturday evening after departing a nearby airport, witnesses and airport officials said. A local ... Read more...

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Mock drill conducted at Agartala airport


May 18th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Agartala airport authorities Friday conducted a mock drill to test its preparedness for crises like crash, emergency landing and hijacking, officials said.Unaware about the exercise, passengers ... Read more...

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The lunch date with parents that was never to be


May 15th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Prabhu Sharan Pathak, the pilot captaining the aircraft that crashed into a Nepal cliff Monday, had promised his parents he would meet them for lunch. But ... Read more...

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Gadkari meets Munda in hospital


May 13th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 13 (IANS) BJP President Nitin Gadkari Sunday met Jharkhand Chief Minister and party leader Arjun Munda who is recovering after being injured in a chopper accident here.Jharkhand Deputy ... Read more...

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Munda: I am fine, will soon get back to work


May 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) A couple of days after he suffered multiple injuries in a chopper crash, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Saturday said he would soon get back to ... Read more...

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Munda works from ICU, legislator discharged


May 11th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 11 (IANS) A day after he suffered multiple injuries in a chopper crash, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday resumed official work from his hospital bed, officials ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Brazil chopper crash


May 9th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, May 9 (IANS) As many as eight people, including an alleged murderer, have been killed in Brazil after their military police helicopter crashed, Xinhua reported.According to the ... Read more...

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Salsa singer hurt in accident in Colombia


May 1st, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 1 (IANS/EFE) Popular Puerto Rican salsa singer Andy Montanez was injured Monday in an accident in Colombia after giving a concert in the city of Valledupar, one of ... Read more...

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MiG-29 crashes during Bulgarian-US drill


April 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sofia, April 26 (IANS) A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed Thursday near an airbase, 150 km from the Bulgarian capital, during a US-Bulgaria drill. However, its two pilots ejected successfully and ... Read more...

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At least 21 killed in Zimbabwe bus accident


April 17th, 2012 - 4:27 am ICT by BNO News
HARARE, ZIMBABWE (BNO NEWS) -- At least 21 people were killed on Monday when a passenger bus overturned in southeastern Zimbabwe, local media reported. Dozens more were injured.The accident occurred near the ... Read more...

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UFO crashes in Siberia?


April 14th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Search teams in Russia's Siberia region have been put on alert after witnesses said they saw an unidentified flying object crash there in the early ... Read more...

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23 die in China accident


April 12th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck in central China's Anhui province Thursday, police said.The crash occurred ... Read more...

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Three hurt as helicopter lands on house in Peru


April 11th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A police helicopter made an emergency landing Tuesday on the roof of a house in the Peruvian port city of Callao, leaving its three crew members ... Read more...

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