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‘Death of babies in Pakistan hospital fire shocking’


June 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) The death of seven babies in a fire at a hospital in Lahore is shocking, said a Pakistani daily that noted the "total absence of fire-extinguishing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Anti-Kudankulam project protestors slam safety report


May 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) A 12-page illegible safety evaluation report (SER) for the Rs.14,000 crore two 1,000 MW nuclear power reactorsis a practical joke on the people of India, protestors ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

After thefts, Ghaziabad area installs CCTVs


January 6th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 6 (IANS) As middle class communities in cities increasingly turn gated and security conscious, the residents of an upscale Ghaziabad neighbourhood, that has witnessed 12 burglaries in four ... Read more...

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Andhra on alert as cyclone ‘Thane’ threatens coast (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 27 (IANS) An alert was sounded along the Andhra coast as a cyclonic storm formation in the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify and hit the coast ... Read more...

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Protesters ransack Gaddafi’s summer home


February 28th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Anti-government protesters have ransacked a summer home belonging to Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, the Dubai-based Gulf News newspaper reported on Sunday.Gulf News reporter Abbas Al Lawati and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US court sentences Defreitas for life over plotting to blow up NY JFK Airport


February 18th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 18 (ANI): A US court has handed down a 'life term' sentence to Russell Defreitas, the man convicted of potting to blow up fuel tanks at New York's JFK ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Crazy sport ‘noodling’ sees anglers using their arms as bait to lure catfish


January 5th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): A new sport that sees anglers using their arms as bait to lure enormous catfish from their lair has emerged in the form of 'noodling'.The sport has become ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Crocodile caught after eight days of hide and seek


November 16th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) A crocodile, which had been playing hide and seek since it was found in a trench near here eight days ago, was finally caught Tuesday morning and shifted ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Anti-Naxal operations to continue in Bihar: Pillai


September 6th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kollam, Sep 6 (ANI): Union Home Secretary GK Pillai on Monday said that the ongoing operations against Naxals in Bihar will continue, even as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar appealed to the rebels ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bihar hostage crisis: Maoists release abducted cops


September 6th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Sep 6 (ANI): The Maoists on Monday released the three abducted Bihar policemen in Lakhisarai District, bringing an end to the nine-day-old hostage crisis.The three policemen ---- Abhay Prasad Yadav, ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists abduct four persons in Bihar


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Rohtas (Bihar), July 23 (ANI): Suspected Maoists abducted four villagers including three persons of the same family from Tendua village in Bihar's Rohtas District on Thursday.The villagers said a group of Maoist ... Read more...

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Armed man takes hostages in bank near Heathrow


June 29th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) An armed man is reported to have taken some hostages in a Barclays Bank branch near the Heathrow airport Monday evening, police said. The man is said to have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cop killed, 8 injured in Sopore militant attacks (Night Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) A constable of the Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed and eight people were injured in separate guerrilla attacks in north Kashmir's Sopore town Monday, while the ... Read more...

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Nine injured in Kashmir attacks (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) At least nine people, including three policemen, were injured in separate guerrilla attacks in north Kashmir's Sopore town Monday, as a gunfight continues around a house where ... Read more...

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“Persons Unknown”- Big Hit By Christopher McQuarrie Or Just Another Summer Flop?


June 8th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by GD
NBC aired the premier episode of it's new summer show "Persons Unknown" on June 7.Reportedly, the show happens to be a Christopher McQuarrie creation who had previously penned down the script ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tennessee Department Of Transportation Carries Rescue Operations In Swift Water Boats


May 2nd, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Tennessee, May 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tennessee Department of Transportation witnessed a massive thunderstorm upsetting the whole setup of the town which also witnessed 5 killings. Following the rain levels ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

LG Ally In “Iron Man 2″ Promo


May 1st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you are looking for some serious marketing ideas to boost your product sales, you might find your answer in the recent promo of ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

12 killed in US coalmine blast (Second Lead)


April 6th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) At least 12 miners have been killed and 10 missing after a blast at a coalmine in the US state of West Virginia. The blast occurred Monday afternoon ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to hold anti-Naxal meeting in Raipur today


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Jan 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram will review progress of anti-Naxal operations here today.Chidambaram has convened a meeting of officials of five states to review operational and deployment details. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak Army, Govt, at loggerheads over fate of Swat Taliban chief Fazlullah


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 23 (ANI): There seems to be an apparent lack of communication between the Pakistan government and the military, when it comes to determining the current status of Swat Taliban ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Global warming may trap birds in hostile environments


June 10th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new study has indicated that African bird species could struggle to relocate to survive global warming because natural features of the landscape will limit where they can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is LTTE in secret, indirect talks with US to surrender?


May 17th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's embattled Tamil Tigers may be engaged in secret though indirect talks with the United States for a face-saving formula to save ... Read more...

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Civilians keep fleeing, army tightens noose around LTTE


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Starving and wounded Tamil civilians Thursday continued to flee Sri Lanka's war zone, taking the total escapees in four days to over 103,000, with the the last of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka launches ‘world’s largest mission’ to rescue civilians


April 10th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 10 (IANS) Sri Lankan troops have launched "the world's largest humanitarian operation" to rescue thousands of civilians trapped in the government-declared no-fire-zone after seizing control of the last rebel bastion ... Read more...

Posted in World |

There were security lapses, admits Lahore official


March 5th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 5 (IANS) "There are certain security lapses which are very vivid and very clear," said a top official in Lahore where an attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team left ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Compiling list of safe hotels for visitors to India


January 26th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Not taking any chances after the 26/11 terror strikes in Mumbai, multinational companies, embassies and UN bodies are independently reviewing security of luxury hotels before making reservations ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Sri Lankan navy fires at suspicious aircraft


January 21st, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has detected and fired at a suspicious aircraft flying at a very high altitude off Mullaitivu area, a military official said here Wednesday.The official ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Carol-singing brownies banned from shopping centre over safety fears!


November 28th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Carol singing Brownies and Guides have been banned from a British shopping centre for the first time in 20 years over health and safety fears.Girls, who range ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How cockroaches manage to flee their predators


November 14th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has found that when trying to flee their predators, cockroaches choose, seemingly at random, one of a handful of preferred escape routes, leaving their ... Read more...

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How wily cockroaches trick their predators


November 14th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Do you recall trying to trap a cockroach as a child, only to find that it anticipated your moves and darted away in a jiffy.Now a new study ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taliban can never be beaten by military might, says ex-Brit commander


September 22nd, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London , Sept 22 (ANI): Frank Leeson, the last British officer to have served in undivided India in Waziristan in 1946-47, recounts how difficult terrain the tribal belt is. According to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

EU for respect of humanitarian law in Sri Lanka


September 15th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 15 (IANS) EU Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid Louis Michel expressed Monday his grave concern over the escalation of the conflict in Sri Lanka and the effects on innocent ... Read more...

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