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ISS astronauts take second spacewalk


September 6th, 2012 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams and Japanese Akihiko Hoshide began a spacewalk Wednesday in another attempt to install a power unit on the International Space Station, RIA ... Read more...

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Consumer court pulls up Lufthansa, orders fine


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Non-disclosure of terms for promotional air tickets amounts to an "anti-consumer" practice, India's top consumer court has warned while penalising Lufthansa for harassing an elderly ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue not happy all the time


August 7th, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Singer-actress Kylie Minogue accepts she is blessed to have such an incredible career but admits she can become frustrated. She loved exploring her darker side ... Read more...

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School bus in Kashmir rolls into gorge, 3 killed (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A school bus in Kashmir met with an accident Wednesday morning when it skidded off the road and rolled into a gorge, killing three people, officials ... Read more...

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Two killed in Kashmir bus accident


July 11th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Two people, including a student, were killed on the spot and 30 others injured Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir when a school bus skidded off the ... Read more...

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Odisha denies Bonda tribe’s exploitation (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) The authorities in Odisha Wednesday denied that the primitive Bonda tribe in the state was in any way being exploited by tourists but ordered an inquiry ... Read more...

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Odisha denies Bonda tribes’ exploitation


January 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) Authorities in Odisha Wednesday denied that primitive Bonda tribes in the state were in any way exploited by tourists.The denial came after a section of media ... Read more...

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Air Arabia launches holiday package to Kenya


May 10th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) In a bid to entice Indian tourists, Middle East-based low cost carrier (LCC) Air Arabia Tuesday launched a summer package to Kenya starting from Rs.49,500."The low-cost ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bus Tour Features Kate Middleton’s Hometown Haunts


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the bus was mostly full of curious natives, and members of the press, a bus tour of the life of princess-to-be Kate Middleton took off during this ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

The smartphone apps guide to love and romance


November 14th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Forget those friends and confidantes who promised to help you find love to fill your dull life with ecstasy? Your new companion to sail you through the way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Angelina Jolie buys manicure kit for son Pax, 6


August 5th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 05 (ANI): Angelina Jolie's son Pax apparently got a manicure kit for himself while shopping in California with his mum.Jolie and three of her kids - Pax, 6, Zahara, ... Read more...

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Hefty charges for using mobile abroad tops “holiday rip-offs”


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A survey on travellers' complaints has shown that hefty charges for using mobile phones abroad topped the list.The survey, conducted by Post Office Travel Money on 1,515 people, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Whale crashes whale-watching party off South Africa


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 21 (DPA) A whale-watching expedition off the South African coast took a dramatic turn when a more than 10-metre-long whale crashed itself onto the deck of the yacht following ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A discovery of India, with suggestions on Facebook (IANS Travel)


June 29th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gaurav Das New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) They have taken a break from their routine lives and embarked on a journey to discover the 'real' India with a budget of Rs.500 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Corporal punishment: School sacks another teacher


June 4th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), June 4 (IANS) Yet another teacher was sacked by a school here for allegedly thrashing a Class 8 boy during an excursion, following which the student's mother died of shock. "Anil ... Read more...

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Runway safety area at Bajpe airport not risky: AAI


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has dismissed suggestions that the "table top" airstrip at Bajpe airport where an Air India Express plane crashed Saturday was risky, ... Read more...

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Lost desert ants use distance walked to find way back home


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) A lost desert ant will use the distance it went on its foraging excursion to sense its way home safely, cleverly and as speedily as it can, according ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

St. George’s Seventh Yearly Winter Bird Festival


January 31st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much awaited St. George's seventh yearly Winter Bird Festival is slated to wrap up on Sunday and this is definitely a big news for the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

NATO and Afghan forces investigate a violent incident in Kunduz City that killed one person


January 18th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) – NATO forces and Afghan National Police (ANP) investigate Sunday a violent excursion in Kunduz City that left one person dead.Early Sunday afternoon, a vehicle pulled out of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obamas’ date night cost taxpayers $11K for extra security


September 12th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 12 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's date with his wife Michelle on May 30 in New York reportedly incurred 11,648.17 dollars in extra security costs.According to U.S. Secret Service ... Read more...

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Six youths booked for murdering friend


August 16th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Aug 16 (IANS) Six youths have been booked for allegedly hatching a criminal conspiracy and murdering their 19-year-old friend during a picnic outing in Mohali district of Punjab, police said Sunday. A ... Read more...

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When Katie Holmes got angry with Tom Cruise over extra time with fans


August 14th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 14 (ANI): It seems Katie Holmes cannot give even a second of her time with hubby Tom Cruise to his fans, for the actress recently flew into rage after ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

London Calling!


August 7th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Its London calling, for Dilip Joshi aka Jethalal! Jethalal will be missing from the scene for a short bit giving Daya (Disha Vakani) some serious withdrawal symptoms. Not just Daya, but ... Read more...

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Several dead, scores injured after bus carrying Dutch tourists overturns in Spain


July 31st, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
SANT POL DE MAR, Spain (BNO NEWS) -- Eight people died after a bus carrying Dutch tourists overturned in far eastern Spain on Thursday evening, officials told BNO News on Friday morning.The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Michelle Obama, daughters say bonjour to Eiffel Tower


June 6th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 6 (ANI): Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama stopped to say hello to the Eiffel Tower during their visit to Paris.The First Lady and her daughters left many ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obamas eye sightseeing weekend in Paris


June 5th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): The Obamas are set to say hello to the Eiffel Tower, for the US First Family is planning a weekend sightseeing trip to Paris.First Lady Michelle along ... Read more...

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What sustains the Taliban? Gems, timber and marble


May 11th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Illegal trade in gemstones, timber and marble helps sustain the activities of the Taliban and other extremist groups, an editorial in a leading English daily said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Japan confirms three cases of swine flu infection


May 9th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 9 (DPA) Japan confirmed its first three cases of the new H1N1 influenza strain, commonly known as swine flu, detected at Narita International Airport, the government said Saturday. A high-school teacher ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Christian Bale slices finger in biking accident


May 4th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) "The Dark Knight" star Christian Bale has been left with a disfigured finger after slicing off the top of the digit in a dirt-biking accident. The British actor ... Read more...

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Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner in battle of the push-ups!


May 1st, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): American actor Matthew McConaughey and his 'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past' co-star Jennifer Garner were revealed to have competed against one another on-set, each one trying to outdo the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Greek premier’s wife gives first aid to collapsed journalist


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, April 23 (RIA Novosti) Greek prime minister's wife Anastasia Pazaiti-Karamanli gave emergency medical aid to an unconscious journalist during an official visit with her husband to Cyprus, Cypriot television reported. During the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Formula for perfect family trip revealed


April 13th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): Planning a day out with your family? Well, scientists have found a formula to make the experience perfect.According to experts, parents wanting a stress-free day out with the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Students from NE interact with Mani Shankar Aiyar


November 12th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Union Minister for Development of North East Region (DoNER) and Panchayati Raj, Mani Shankar Aiyar, met with the students from remote border area of Arunachal ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The formula for the perfect shopping spree revealed


November 2nd, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 2 (ANI): Although the art called shopping has no science behind it, a mathematician has come up with the prefect formula for spending spree.Roger Birds algebraic formula takes in ... Read more...

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Harbhajan wishes Symonds good health


September 13th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 13 (IANS) As Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds battles a "turbulent state of mind", he has found an unexpected supporter in Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh with whom he had a run-in ... Read more...

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