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U.S. Ambassador Ford pulled from Syria due to threats


October 24th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government has decided to pull Ambassador Robert Ford from Syria as a result of 'credible threats' made against him, officials said on Monday morning.Ford, who ... Read more...

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Fire halts Swedish n-reactor


October 24th, 2011 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nuclear reactor in the Swedish town of Oskarshamn was closed down after a fire broke out at the power plant, Sweden's newspaper Local reported.The ... Read more...

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3 tonne satellite to fall on earth


October 19th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The three tonne ROSAT satellite will fall to earth this week, at any time after Friday, the German Aerospace Agency DLR says.The X-ray satellite will re-enter ... Read more...

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World’s hottest chilli contest leaves two in hospital


October 7th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kismot Restaurant's world’s hottest chili pepper contest sent two people to the hospital. Owner of the restaurant says he will review the regulations in the future to ... Read more...

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Andhra not to pay striking Telangana employees


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) With the general strike for a separate Telangana state intensifying on the 10th day, the Andhra Pradesh government Thursday decided to implement the no-work-no-pay rule.Over ... Read more...

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Out-of-control satellite tumbling back to Earth, expected to miss North America


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Debris from an old out-of-control U.S. satellite is expected to fall somewhere on Earth on Friday afternoon, NASA said, although the debris is expected to miss North ... Read more...

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Mumbai civic workers call off strike


September 21st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Employees of Mumbai's civic body called off their strike Tuesday evening after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan assured them to look into their demand for pay ... Read more...

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All he said was ‘Papa guzar gaye’ (Scenes at hospital)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In the crowded emergency ward on the fifth floor of Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital four young men sat with stoic expressions masking their hopelessness, ... Read more...

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Couple dial 999 to save their five year old cat


August 19th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple got the emergency services speeding to their address only to realize that the distress call was to save their 5-year-old cat. The couple called the ... Read more...

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At Ramlila ground, crowds throng health desk for check ups


August 19th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) It was meant to provide medical aid to those fasting along with Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, but the health desk at the Ramlila ground here ... Read more...

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450 held as riots spread across Britain (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Rioting and arson Tuesday spread from London to other cities in Britain, including Birmingham and Manchester, with 450 people arrested for the spiralling violence in ... Read more...

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Winehouse drank herself to death?


July 25th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse, who had been struggling with an addiction problem, is believed to have drank herself to death after meeting her mother for lunch.The ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse found dead at London home (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Troubled singer Amy Winehouse, who was struggling with her drug addiction, was Saturday found dead in her North London home, reports hollywood.com.Emergency services responded to ... Read more...

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Singer Amy Winehouse found dead in London apartment


July 24th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO WIRE) -- British singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in north London, police confirmed on Saturday.Sky News reported that the 27-year-old singer was found dead by ... Read more...

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Singer Amy Winehouse found dead at home


July 24th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) British soul singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home here, media reports said.According to entertainment portal hollywood.com, emergency services responded to a ... Read more...

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17 dead in Norway twin attacks


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS) Norway was hit by twin attacks Friday - a massive bomb blast in the capital Oslo and a shooting at a governing Labour Party youth camp. ... Read more...

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Missing Dutch tourist rescued from well after 18 days


July 7th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 7 (IANS/EFE) A Dutch tourist, who went missing 18 days ago in a Spanish town, was rescued Wednesday from a well she fell into while walking in the ... Read more...

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Proactive defence can deter cyber-attacks


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) A proactive defence -- detecting intrusions, tracing the attacker and executing a counterstrike -- can act as a powerful deterrent against cyber-terrorism and cyber-warfare that threaten ... Read more...

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2,000 doctors on strike in Jharkhand (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were hit in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike demanding raising the retirement age from 60 to 62 and ... Read more...

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Doctors strike in Jharkhand affects health services


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were affected in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike in support of their 12-point demands that include raising the ... Read more...

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Faulty alarm causes GoAir flight to make emergency landing


June 6th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A faulty smoke detector on board a GoAir flight was blamed by officials Monday for an emergency landing made by the aircraft here at IGI ... Read more...

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16 killed in Pakistan bakery bombing (Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and more than 40 injured in a suspected suicide bombing that ripped through a bakery in a cantonment area in ... Read more...

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16 killed in Pakistan bakery blast


June 6th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and more than 40 injured when an explosion ripped through a bakery in a cantonment area in Pakistan's Nowshera city ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan bakery blast


June 6th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Nowshera (Pakistan), June 5 (IANS) Five people were killed and 12 injured in a blast that ripped through a bakery in a cantonment area in Pakistan's Nowshera district Sunday ... Read more...

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Two killed in British refinery blast


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Two people were killed in a blast at an oil refinery in Britain Thursday, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred at around 1720 GMT at the Chevron oil ... Read more...

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Storms leave 100,000 without power in Michigan


May 31st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS/EFE) More than 100,000 people in Michigan went without electricity Monday due to a series of storms.The storms, with winds in excess of 130 km per hour, ... Read more...

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Andhra junior doctors call off strike


May 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Junior doctors at government hospitals in Hyderabad and Warangal Monday called off their strike after the Andhra Pradesh government agreed to provide them with security at ... Read more...

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At least 50 injured after train crashes into New Jersey platform


May 8th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by BNO News
HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY (BNO NEWS) -- At least 50 people were injured on early Sunday morning when a passenger train crashed into a platform at a New Jersey train station, emergency services ... Read more...

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Eight children die as junior doctors continue strike


May 8th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) At least eight children died at a government-run hospital in Hyderabad Sunday as junior doctors continued their strike demanding a special protection force for their security, ... Read more...

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Leaking house dials 911 after short circuit


May 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Massachusetts, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sanitation workers in Massachusetts say a house is no longer ‘habitable’ after a pipe leak led to the flooding of the entire house. With the owner of ... Read more...

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5,000 Kerala doctors on daylong strike


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) More than 5,000 doctors in Kerala Tuesday went on a daylong strike demanding that anomalies in pay revision be rectified.While 4,000 doctors belong to the Kerala ... Read more...

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US issues travel warning over anti-American violence in terror-threat countries


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): The United States has alerted its citizens traveling and residing abroad to the enhanced potential for anti-American violence due to the country's recent counter-terrorism activity in Pakistan."Given the ... Read more...

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At least 16 killed in Pakistan blast


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 16 people were killed and dozens were injured on Thursday in a grenade explosion at a gambling club in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, Geo ... Read more...

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Quantas flight makes emergency landing in Sydney


April 13th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 13 (ANI): A Qantas flight that flew out of Auckland on Wednesday, had to make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport after the crew requested a priority landing due to ... Read more...

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Strike over Lucknow medical officer’s murder suspended


April 4th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Striking government doctors in Uttar Pradesh returned to work Monday after police assured them of nabbing the killers of the Lucknow chief medical officer (CMO) who ... Read more...

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