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Fire fighters rescue Kunis


September 12th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis was rescued by fire fighters after she got stuck in the elevators for 45 minutes.Kunis, 29, was in the elevator with a ... Read more...

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Google conjures artificial brain with billion connections


June 26th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Google has done the unthinkable -- the creation of an 'artificial brain' from 16,000 computer processors, with more than a billion connections. The team led by ... Read more...

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With rising ridership, Delhi Metro to have more gates


June 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade ... Read more...

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Ukraine introduces ban on public smoking


May 25th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian parliament has approved a legislation prohibiting smoking at public places, including restaurants, stadiums and government buildings."The adoption of this document was necessary since, ... Read more...

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Kite string causes blackout in Shanghai


March 31st, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 31 (IANS) Many people got stuck inside dark elevators in China's commercial capital when the string of a kite got entangled around high-tension wires and caused a blackout.The ... Read more...

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(VM) Toshiba to expand elevator business in India


February 19th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Toshiba Elevators, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corporation, plans to aggressively expand its business in India, from where it hopes to generate eight percent of ... Read more...

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To curb pollution, China reverts to bicycles


February 9th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 9 (IANS) China, once a nation of bicycles, is reverting to it as a means of movement once again in a measure to push government vehicles off the ... Read more...

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Elevator crushes woman to death in New York City


December 15th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- An elevator at an office building in New York City suddenly moved up on Wednesday morning with its doors open, crushing a woman to death, police said. ... Read more...

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Woman crushed to death by elevator


December 9th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A woman in the US was crushed to death while trying to climb out of an elevator that was stuck between floors.Annette Lujan, 48, was half ... Read more...

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Toshiba Elevator sets up unit in Middle East


November 29th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 29 (IANS) Toshiba Elevator, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corporation, Tuesday said it has set up a new firm aimed to expand its operation in the Middle ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans hop onto Metro for joy ride


October 20th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangaloreans Thursday evening hopped onto the sleek air-conditioned coaches of the Metro rail for a joy ride and get a bird's eye view of ... Read more...

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New wireless materials could make power cables obsolete


May 24th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) Electrical engineers are hopeful that amazing man-made materials should be able to transmit power to laptops and cell phones, even cars and elevators, wirelessly.Stated simply, fabrication ... Read more...

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Dukan Diet used by Kate Middleton could be dangerous


March 19th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, mar 19 (ANI): The Dukan Diet, which is supposed to be the French version of the Atkins Diet, and which is allegedly being used by Kate Middleton, has been deemed as ... Read more...

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New ‘Noah’s Ark’ - a floating city for 40,000 in case disaster strikes


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Designers in Boston have created a unique Noah's Ark that can house 40,000 people at a time and is a city in itself, complete with hotels, shops, casinos ... Read more...

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Peru bans smoking in public buildings


January 16th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Jan 16 (IANS/EFE) Peru has banned smoking in all public buildings, according to a decree published in the official gazette.The executive order, which was signed by President Alan Garcia, toughens previous ... Read more...

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‘Floating leaf’ skyscraper coming up in Taiwan


November 21st, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) It could have been straight out of a "Star Wars" film or science fiction video game, but is actually a design for a futuristic skyscraper that will come ... Read more...

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Ryan Reynolds is claustrophobic


September 20th, 2010 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds has revealed that while shooting for his new film "Buried", he had to face lifelong fear -- claustrophobia. In the film, Reynolds stars as ... Read more...

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Ryan Reynolds conquers claustrophobia for new flick


September 19th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Ryan Reynolds has conquered his fear of closed spaces, thanks to his new flick 'Buried'.Reynolds, who is claustrophobic, stars as a trucker who is kidnapped in Iraq ... Read more...

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Delhi University works to enable the disabled


July 28th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi University is pulling out all stops to woo disabled students as it sets up dedicated buses, parking slots, scanners to convert books into the ... Read more...

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Good chemistry between Shahid, Kareena in ‘Milenge Milenge’ (Hindi Film Review, Rating: **)


July 10th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Milenge Milenge"; Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor; Directed by: Satish Kaushik; Rating: **There is a kind of subverted joy in watching Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor play ... Read more...

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LiLo spends 24th b’day in dark


July 6th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's 24th birthday turned out to be a disaster after the actress' Los Angeles home was hit by a blackout.The 'Mean Girls' star celebrated her birthday ... Read more...

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Examination Of The DNA Of Dogs And Their Doo May Reveal The Perpetrators Of Dog Poop


May 19th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Inhabitants at a downtown Baltimore condominium are taking into consideration an exceedingly scientific resolution in order to detect whose dog is discharging excreta in the ... Read more...

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World’s Tallest Tower In Dubai Recommences Functioning


April 5th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The surveillance deck of the world's tallest skyscraper was renewed on Sunday in Dubai. This was two months subsequent to an elevator breakdown that entrapped ... Read more...

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Legislation to bring federal funding to NY housing projects announced


February 24th, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – The passage of legislation to Federalize State and City Owned Public Housing was announced by Assemblyman Sheldon Silver on Tuesday.The legislation would authorize the New York ... Read more...

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One World Trade Center reaches the 20th floor equivalent


February 4th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – One World Trade Center has reached the 20th floor equivalent level, bringing the tower to 200 feet above street level, Port Authority announced on Wednesday.The agency’s ... Read more...

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Haiti After The Quake


January 17th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Haiti, Jan 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The catastrophic earthquake at Haiti of magnitude 7.0 has shaken the nation. The devastating earthquake took away thousands of lives rendering so many people homeless. ... Read more...

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Burj Dubai Expected To Open On January 4


December 4th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarDubai, Dec. 04, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recent economic crisis in Dubai has shocked the world and people feared for one more jolt to already weak world economy. However, the news of ... Read more...

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Thank god we’re in Pragati Maidan again, say WIFW designers


October 24th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Fashion designers at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) are heaving a sigh of relief as the venue has been shifted back to the "good old ... Read more...

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Hilarious campaign makes ‘world’s worst hotel’ a hit with travellers!


June 25th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): Owing to a rather 'ironical' ad campaign, an Amsterdam hotel, which claimed to be 'the worst hotel in the world', has become a huge hit with travellers in ... Read more...

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‘Overcome your fears, get the life you want’ (With Image)


May 18th, 2009 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Overcoming fear is the key that unlocks several doors in life. And motivation guru and psychotherapist Richard Bandler's new book "Get the Life You want" prescribes a ... Read more...

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Empire State Building to get a ‘green’ makeover


April 7th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): The owners of the Empire State Building have announced that they are planning to turn the tall skyscraper 'green', by investing an additional 20 million dollars to reduce ... Read more...

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People little realise stairs are only escape route in emergencies


March 29th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) We use the stairs only when we are shut out of elevators or in a tearing hurry -- but how many of us realise that they are the ... Read more...

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Designers feel ‘lost’ in new WIFW set-up


March 18th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani & Shilpa Raina New Delhi, March 18(IANS) With single rooms for each designer, an exhibition area spread over four floors and packed elevators - several designers at the Wills Lifestyle ... Read more...

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Submerged ancient city to see daylight in Bulgaria


February 26th, 2009 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, Feb 26 (DPA) Discovered under centuries-old layers of dirt in 1948, then submerged under 20 metres of water, the ancient city of Seuthopolis is to emerge once again in a bold ... Read more...

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Worlds poshest hotel in Dubai has not a drop to drink for guests!


October 4th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): The worlds poshest new hotel that has stunning water slides and aquariums has been labelled Fawlty Towers by Brits after the places taps ran dry.Visitors, who flocked ... Read more...

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