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Japan Tsunami: More than 2000 people still missing


September 12th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The skeletal remains of a victim of the Japan tsunami was found by the coast guards during the one and a half year commemoration of the worst ... Read more...

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David Cameron to apologize to Hillsborough victims’ families


September 11th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The English Prime Minister, David Cameroon will on Wednesday apologize to the families of football spectators that died 23 years ago. He will also show his regret ... Read more...

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Kiwis lead by 41 at lunch (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Tim Southee took a career best 7/64 to help New Zealand take a 12-run first innings lead against India, who were dismissed for 353 on the ... Read more...

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Man with binoculars killed near Ukraine nudist beach


August 29th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An apparent voyeurism session ended in disaster in Ukraine, when a man allegedly spying at a nudist beach was brutally killed.The body of the unnamed ... Read more...

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Jharkhand mine floods, one killed (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) At least two mine officials, including a manager, were trapped in a coal mine in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Tuesday after water from a nearby mine gushed ... Read more...

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Miners trapped in Jharkhand


August 28th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) An unspecified number of miners were trapped in a coal mine in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Tuesday after water from a nearby mine gushed in, officials said.Over ... Read more...

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1 killed, many injured as LPG tanker explodes


August 28th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) A woman was killed when an LPG tanker lorry burst into flames after an accident and set her house nearby on fire, police here said ... Read more...

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Helium shortage sends prices sky high


August 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is widely known that natural resources are hard to get and they are only extracted from specific areas. It was recently reported that the balloon ... Read more...

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Fukushima ’caused mutant butterflies’ in Japan


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was recently reported that Fukushima Nuclear plant is affecting the breeding of butterflies. This was a report that was brought about by the scientist located in ... Read more...

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Two killed in factory fire in Andhra Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least two workers were killed and six others injured in a fire at a chemical factory in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.The fire ... Read more...

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Madonna doesn’t care what Elton John has to say


August 8th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports now say that Madonna cares less about the Elton remarks which were made over the weekend. Elton had commented that Madonna is just “a fairground ... Read more...

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Elton John calls Madonna a nightmare


August 8th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 8 (IANS) Elton John and Madonna's rivalry seems to have gone to a new level. John has lashed out at Material Girl, calling her a "nightmare"."She's ... Read more...

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Canary Islands fire threatens heritage site


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Canary Islands, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a fire outbreak in Canary Island, which is located in Spain. This incident occurred on Monday and it affected several homes and a national ... Read more...

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‘Rural jobs, housing schemes not functioning optimally’


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Lack of monitoring and flaws in implementastion in the government's rural jobs and housing schemes have stymied their potential, a member of the National Human ... Read more...

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Beijing braces for more rain


July 25th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A yellow alert has been issued in Beijing for "possible mudslides and cave-ins" as the Met department has forecast more rains in the city.Rainstorms were expected ... Read more...

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Three held over deadly Russian flood that killed 153


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS) Three officials have been held on charges of professional negligence over a deadly flood that ravaged southern Russia's Krymsk city and killed at least 153 people, ... Read more...

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12 dead, three mn hit by China storms


July 14th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) At least 12 people have died and more than three million affected in storms that hit China over the past few days, officials said.In eastern province ... Read more...

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19 Killed in record downpour in Japan


July 13th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 19 people have been killed as the heaviest rainfall on record pounded Japan's southern island of Kyushu, causing flash floods and mudslides.A month's ... Read more...

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Floods, landslides kill 130 in Bangladesh


July 12th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 12 (IANS) About 130 people died in floods and landslides triggered by monsoon rains in the past three weeks in Bangladesh, the government said Thursday.In the hill districts ... Read more...

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Chinese tightrope walker survives high wire fall


July 9th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hunan, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chinese stuntman Aisikaier Wubulikasimu ought to thank his lucky stars that he survived after a high wire fall, above a gorge.Aisikaier Wubulikasimu was walking 650 feet above ... Read more...

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Three more bodies recovered in Himachal disaster (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Rescue workers in Haryana Sunday recovered three more bodies of the eight people washed away while crossing a flooded rivulet in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district.With this, ... Read more...

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Mohit Suri blames talent hunt for ‘Aashiqui 2′ delay


July 7th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Mohit Suri was in search of new faces for "Aashiqui 2", but the idea turned out to be a disaster. He not only had to zero ... Read more...

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Siddhant sets new Indian record in 110m hurdles


June 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium), June 18 (IANS) Siddhant Thingalaya, 21-year-old athlete from Mumbai, set an Indian record in 110m hurdles with a timing of 13.65 seconds at the Belgium Athletics National Championship ... Read more...

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Japan okays multiple-entry visa to Chinese tourists


June 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 12 (IANS) Japan will grant multiple-entry visas from July to Chinese tourists travelling to quake and tsunami hit areas, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.The country was devastated by ... Read more...

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Train stopped to ’save’ kid’s toy


June 11th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Railway workers in the US stopped a train to save a three-year-old girl's beloved bunny, it was reported here.A tantrum-inducing disaster was avoided thanks to kind-hearted ... Read more...

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18th century tower crumbles in Italy


June 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) An 18th century clock-tower that withstood the devastating earthquakes in northern Italy last month, has crumbled under the force of strong aftershocks.The Novi di Modena tower ... Read more...

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BJP attacks government for falling rupee


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) With the rupee sliding down to 56 to a dollar Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ... Read more...

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Italy quake causes $250 mn loss to farmers


May 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS/AKI) The earthquake that struck Italy Sunday caused a loss of around 200 million euros (over $250 million) to agriculture, a trade association said Monday.The Coldiretti farmers' ... Read more...

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Miller’s green hair disaster


May 16th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Pregnant actress Sienna Miller's hair once accidentally turned green when she tried to dye her locks brown using henna."I have had some real hair disasters. ... Read more...

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40 dead in China storms


May 13th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) The toll due to hailstorms and torrential rains in a mountainous county in northwest China has risen to 40, officials said late Saturday.At least 18 people ... Read more...

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Japan’s fiscal-year current account surplus falls


May 10th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 10 (IANS) Japan's current account surplus in fiscal 2011 ending in March plunged 52.6 percent on year to mark the sharpest fall since comparable data was collected in ... Read more...

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Flood kills 25 in northern Afghan province


May 7th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan), May 7 (IANS) Floods washed away several houses and killed at least 25 people at a wedding party in the northern Afghan province of Saripul late Sunday night, ... Read more...

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I’m not a social network genius: Courtney Love


May 6th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Singer Courtney Love has asked advisors to help her with social networking after a number of online disasters.The Hole star, who was embroiled in a ... Read more...

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Modernize ferries in Assam: MP


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Two days after a boat disaster in Assam killed an estimated 270 people, Rajya Sabha member Birendra Prasad Baishya Wednesday sought New Delhi's assistance to ... Read more...

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Rahul, Gogoi to visit Assam disaster site (Lead, Changing dateline)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is Wednesday expected to visit the site of the boat tragedy in Assam's Dhubri district that is feared to have ... Read more...

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