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10 dead, 12 wounded in Afghan airport bombing (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and a dozen others injured Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle near the gate ... Read more...

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British energy minister resigns


February 4th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) British Energy Minister Chris Huhne resigned Friday, Xinhua reported.Police said they would prosecute him for allegedly perverting the course of justice in relation to driving ... Read more...

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Hitler stole Beetle idea from Jewish engineer: Book


January 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Adolf Hitler stole the idea for the iconic Volkswagen Beetle car from a Jewish engineer and had his name written out of history, a historian has ... Read more...

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`Blind’ man caught driving in Italy


January 13th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Milan (Italy), Jan 13 (IANS/AKI) A "blind man" in Italy who has collected a small fortune in disability pay was caught driving a car by police.The 69-year-old from the town ... Read more...

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Kate Beckinsale’s driving fears


January 10th, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale admits she fears driving a car, so to overcome that she started driving golf cars during her free time.The actress, who would ... Read more...

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50 things that make people happy


October 29th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Finding money in an old pair of jeans, having a picnic in the sun, getting flowers or chocolates from a loved one or a thank you ... Read more...

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‘Johnny English Reborn’ is a reboot indeed


September 24th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Johnny English Reborn"; Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West; Director: Oliver Parker; Rating: ***For every good, there's bad. For every suavity, there's the uncouth. And for every swashbuckling James ... Read more...

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Air travel ‘is 22 times more safer than driving a car’


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
A recent study conducted by US National Safety Council has found that air travel is 22 times safer than travelling by car.In addition, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have ... Read more...

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Car Surfing Turning Fatal In Florida


February 9th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A number of teens in Florida are getting addicted to a dangerous sport which is commonly called Car surfing. This involves one person driving a ... Read more...

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13 killed in suicide blast in Lahore Shiite procession (Second Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 13 people, including four policemen, were killed and over 50 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Lahore Tuesday evening during a religious procession ... Read more...

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20 NATO tankers torched in Pak’s Balochistan province


January 15th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Murad Jamali, Jan 15(ANI): At least 20 fuel supply tankers for NATO forces in Afghanistan were torched by unidentified miscreants, who opened fire on them near Dear Murad Jamali in Balochistan.According ... Read more...

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CDC Study Finds Seat Belt Usage At 85 Percent


January 7th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that more car drivers and passengers wear seat belts nowadays compared to the previous years. It has published ... Read more...

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What car? - asks drunk Australian driver


December 27th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) The police in an Australian state were left stunned when a man driving his car after being drunk five times the legal limit said he was "unaware I ... Read more...

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Colt Brennan’s Car Accident Lands Him In Hospital


November 20th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Washington Redskins quarterback Colt Brennan has been injured in a car accident. Colt Brennan was reportedly driving a car on Queen Kaahumanu Highway near Makalawena ... Read more...

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How video games can enhance our visual attention


November 18th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Action packed video games, often accused of being distracting, can enhance visual attention, the ability that allows us to focus on relevant visual information, according to a new ... Read more...

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‘Sleepwalking’ Swedish man acquitted of drunken driving charges


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sweden, Nov 02 (ANI): A Swedish man has been acquitted of drunken driving charges after a court could not rule out the possibility that he could have been asleep when he got ... Read more...

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Angry footballer faces jail ‘for trying to mow down referee with car’


October 27th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): An angry footballer who tried to mow down the referee by driving onto the pitch is now facing jail.Joseph Rimmer, 28, attempted to plough into referee David Harkness ... Read more...

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Car-travel in longer run hikes global temperatures more than air travel


October 21st, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has found that driving a car increases global temperatures in the long run more than making the same long-distance journey by air.However, in the short ... Read more...

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One killed, 2 hurt in Noida accident


October 16th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 16 (IANS) A 19-year-old boy was killed and two others were injured in a road accident Saturday on the Greater Noida Expressway here.Sonu Kumar was driving a car with ... Read more...

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Teens Addicted To Driving While Doing Other Work Simultaneously


August 7th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the majority of the teenagers are blissfully careless about the repercussions of driving cars while doing some other activity. A new study has ... Read more...

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Traveling by car ‘contributes to global warming much more than by plane’


August 5th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): A new study has found that driving a car increases global temperatures in the long run more than making the same long-distance journey by air.However, in the short ... Read more...

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Italy bans kissing in cars, feeding stray cats, building sandcastles


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): A number of new "public security" laws in Italy have emerged that ban things like kissing while driving a car, feeding stray cats and building sandcastles.More than ... Read more...

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Queen caught driving without seat belt


June 14th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 14 (IANS) An elderly lady was caught driving a car without a seat belt. But she wasn't fined because she can't be. She's the Queen!Queen Elizabeth drove her ... Read more...

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Seven killed, 24 injured in Iraq attacks


June 11th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Kirkuk (Iraq), June 11 (DPA) At least seven people were killed and 24 others injured in unrelated violent attacks across Iraq, police sources said Thursday. In the northern city of Tikrit, five people ... Read more...

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Alcohol-related traffic-risk behaviour worse at 21 years


June 1st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) The prevalence and frequency of alcohol-induced traffic-risk behaviour became worse when college students turned 21 years. Alcohol-impaired driving and associated motor-vehicle accidents are a major public-health problem, says ... Read more...

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Risky alcohol-related driving behavior becomes worse at age 21


June 1st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Alcohol-related driving-risk behaviours among college students become worse at the age of 21, according to a new study."Drinking and driving endangers the safety of not only the drinking ... Read more...

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Delhi hikes road tax for luxury cars, high-end bikes


May 24th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Driving a car, especially a luxury car or a high-end motorcycle, is set to get costlier in the capital. The Delhi cabinet Monday decided to raise the ... Read more...

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To be or not to be a Pakistani in the US


May 9th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 9 (IANS) Pakistanis in the US are facing an identity crisis, particularly since a Pakistani-born American Faisal Shahzad was nabbed from a plane as he was fleeing to ... Read more...

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Chile quake shortened our day, NASA says


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
By Michael van Poppel SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- The massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck south-central Chile on early Saturday was so powerful that it affected Earth's rotation, shortened the length of ... Read more...

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Brit ‘Human Spiderman’ scales 30 feet wall using vacuum cleaner device


February 16th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16(ANI): A British scientist, Jem Stansfield, has been labelled the 'Human Spiderman' after impersonating the superhero by scaling a school wall in Essex using a device made from two vacuum ... Read more...

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Sat-nav systems ‘pose risk to drivers’


December 28th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Satellite navigation devices could prove to be a big distraction for drivers, thus increasing the risk of getting involved in an accident, say researchers.Previous studies have shown that ... Read more...

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Eminem Death Rumor Flocks Internet


December 26th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarDec.26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rumor doing the rounds about the death of the singer Eminem seems to be another phony news about the death of a celebrity. According to ... Read more...

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Widespread School Closings Take Place In USA Owing To Rough Weather


December 10th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several parts of USA are reeling under incessant storm and inclement weather, forcing many schools to suspend their classes nationwide. It is evident that in such stormy ... Read more...

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British team aims to break own land speed record by going beyond 1,000 mph


November 24th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Reports indicate that the UK team aiming to smash its own land speed record by driving a car beyond 1,000 mph (1,610km/h) has settled on a final design ... Read more...

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Exercise lowers stroke risk


November 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 16 (DPA) Climbing stairs daily helps to lower the risk of suffering a stroke, according to the German Stroke Foundation. It noted that getting too little exercise and being overweight ... Read more...

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